Did you see Southcourt incident that left man fighting for his life?

Thames Valley Police is renewing an appeal for witnesses after a man suffered life threatening injuries in a serious assault in Aylesbury.

By Hayley OKeeffe
Tuesday, 28th May 2019, 12:36 pm
The scene of the incident on Southcourt
The scene of the incident on Southcourt

At around 10.15pm on Friday, officers were called to an incident in Hampden Gardens, Aylesbury, during which it is believed a firearm was discharged from a vehicle towards a second vehicle.

No-one was injured following the firearm discharge.

Following this incident, both vehicles drove away and later collided with one another in nearby Church Square.

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The scene of the incident on Southcourt

A 26-year-old man was then assaulted, resulting in him being taken to hospital, where he remains with life-threatening injuries.

A 54-year-old man from Aylesbury was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and has now been released on conditional police bail.

Inspector Andrew Alexander, based at Aylesbury police station, said: “We are renewing our appeal for witnesses to either incident that occurred on Friday.

“We are particularly keen to hear from anybody who may have seen a silver coloured BMW 330i or a silver Nissan Almera in the area prior to this incident.

“Anyone with any information should call 101, quoting URN 1618 (24/5).

“Alternatively, you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or make a report online.

“We are continuing to conduct a thorough investigation into this incident and would like to re-assure the community that there will be an increased police presence in the area while our investigation continues.”