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Shots fired at house in Bournemouth

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Detectives are investigating after shots were fired at a property in Bournemouth.

At 12.30am yesterday Dorset Police received a report that two men attended a property on Wimborne Road and woke up the occupants by throwing stones at the window.

When the occupants got up to look, it was then reported that gun shots were fired at a window.

The men left the scene in a car. No one was injured.

Two men aged 24, two men aged 22 and a 23-year-old man, all from the Liverpool area, have been arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life.

One of the 24-year-old men was further arrested on suspicion of threats to kill.

All five men have now been released under investigation.

A cordon was in place to allow detectives to carry out a full examination of the scene.

Officers from the local neighbourhood policing team will be carrying out patrols in the area in the coming days and can be approached with any community concerns.

It is reported that this was a targeted incident and the men arrived at the property in search of someone who was not at the address."

"We have carried out initial house-to-house enquiries within the area and a full investigation is underway."

– Detective Inspector Kate Lill, of Bournemouth CID