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Two more people have been arrested in connection a firearms incident in Oxford on the morning of Saturday 27th July 2013.
A woman in her forties was shot during the incident at 5.07am in Crowberry Road at Blackbird Leys. She was released from the John Radcliffe Hospital this morning.
Two men from Oxford, aged 31 and 28, have been arrested on suspicion of affray in connection with the incident.
Three others, also from Oxford remain in police custody: A man aged 21 arrested on suspicion of attempted murder; plus a man aged 26 and a man aged 40 both arrested on suspicion of affray.
Anyone with information is asked to contact contact DI Turner via the Thames Valley Police Enquiry Centre on 101. Or alternatively contact the Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.
A 21-year-old man from Oxford has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a woman in her forties was shot during the early hours. Police were called at 5.07am today after reports of a shooting in Crowberry Road in the Blackbird Leys area of Oxford.
The victim is currently in a stable condition at the nearby John Radcliffe Hospital. A 26-year-old man and a 40-year-old man, both from Oxford, have also been arrested on suspicion of affray. All three men are currently in custody.
Det Insp John Turner, from Thames Valley Police, said: 'I would like to reassure the local community that incidents such as these are extremely rare. Police officers and PCSOs will be undertaking extra patrols in the area to provide a reassurance to the community of Blackbird Leys.'