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Two injured after 'shots fired at car' in Northampton

Police say the public will see additional officers in the Thorplands area over the weekend. Photo: Google Earth.

Two women have been injured after shots were reportedly fired at a car in Northampton.

It happened on South Holme Court, Thorplands, shortly after 6pm, on Friday (17 November ).

The women, who were passengers in the car, suffered minor injuries and were taken to hospital for treatment.

Police also received reports of a group of people carrying knives in the area at the time.

A 22-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and remains in police custody.

Officers investigating what happened would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the disorder

"This was a serious incident to which we are responding robustly and people will see additional officers in the Thorplands area over the weekend while we investigate. I would urge anyone who may have any concerns about the disorder we saw last night to speak to one of our officers on patrol."

– – CHIEF INSPECTOR LARA ALEXANDER-LLOYD, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE POLICE