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Derbyshire Police reassure residents after two stabbings and a shooting

The Derby Museum and Art Gallery was cordoned off after a stabbing on Sunday morning. Credit: BPM Media

Police are reassuring residents across Derby following a series of violent crimes over the weekend.

Two stabbings and a shooting have left the city in shock.

The first incident took place on Friday when a man was injured in a shooting on Coleridge Street in Sunny Hill.

A man was injured in a shooting on Coleridge Street in Sunny Hill. Credit: BPM Media

Then yesterday (29 April) police cordoned off the area around Derby Museum and Art Gallery in the Strand after a stabbing that took place in the early hours of the morning.

A 16-year-old boy was also stabbed in Clarence Road, Normanton, on Sunday evening.

Superintendent Tracy Harrison, of Derbyshire police, has said the force is doing all they can to catch those responsible:

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder and another has been arrested on suspicion of possessing drugs with intent to supply.