A town centre shooting which left a man injured was ‘not a random attack’, according to police.
Officers were dispatched to Crewe town centre at around 2am on November 4 after a man is believed to have approached a group of people in an alley near the back of Brooklyn Street and Nelson Street.
A shot was fired and a 23-year-old man suffered an arm injury. He was taken to hospital for treatment later the same day.
Cheshire Police have since been investigating the incident to establish the circumstances surrounding the shooting.
And, as officers continue to gather evidence and conduct local inquiries in the community, a second appeal for witnesses has now been issued.
Detective Inspector Claire Jesson, from Crewe Local Policing Unit, said: “Our investigation remains ongoing and I am still keen to hear from anyone who has any information to please get in touch.
“I appreciate this is a concerning incident for those living in the area however I still believe it is not a random attack.
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“I want to further reassure residents that we are working around the clock to do everything we can to find those involved.
“You will still see officers patrolling the area and I would encourage anyone with any concerns to speak to them.
“If you do not feel comfortable speaking to police directly please contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”
Information can also be provided by contacting Cheshire Police on 101 quoting IML 844080 or by visiting the force’s website.