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Father and son found guilty of triple shooting

John Fred Smith Jnr Credit: Cambridgeshire Police

A father and son have been found guilty for their involvement in a triple shooting in Peterborough.

Fred Steven Smith, 47, and John Fred Smith, 23, of Edgerley Drain Road, Peterborough, were convicted today at Peterborough Crown Court.

Smith senior, was found guilty of three counts of assault occasioning grievous bodily harm.Smith junior, was found guilty of attempted murder, two counts of grievous bodily harm with intent and possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life.

Both men will be sentenced on Friday.

Fred Steven Smith Credit: Cambridgeshire Police

The shooting happened on September 17, last year, when three men were shot at the Oxney Road Caravan Park.

The incident is believed to have been sparked off by an earlier incident involving a relative of the Smiths but the matter was never reported to police.