Arrest over firearms incident

Police are appealing for witnesses after a firearm incident in Southampton which happened in Townhill Park. Officers say there was an altercation between two people which resulted in a firearm being produced. An 18-year-old local man has been arrested.

DC Esra Phillipson-Masters is investigating: “We’d like to reassure the public that this is an unusual but isolated incident. We treat all such incidents extremely seriously, but thankfully they are rare in the city.

“We’d like to hear from you if you saw anything suspicious in the area of Kingsdown Way Saturday afternoon.”

– Hampshire Police