Five people were arrested as armed police executed three warrants at locations across Peterborough yesterday,
Officers carried out a number of warrants across the city on Wednesday, January 9, following a shooting in Welbourne Road, Werrington, in the early hours of Thursday January 3.
Three men aged 22, 26, and 27, and a 16-year-old boy, all from Peterborough, and a fifth man aged 26, from the North London area, were arrested yesterday afternoon.
The first arrests were made shortly after 2pm when officers stopped a Huntingdonshire District Council private hire vehicle, a grey/silver Vauxhall Insignia, on the A47 at Fulbridge Road, Peterborough.
A second warrant was executed at a house in Southfields Drive in Stanground shortly after 4pm and a black Audi was seized.
A third warrant was executed by armed police in Greenwood Road in Hampton Vale at around 6.30pm last night and a further arrest made.
All suspects remain in custody at Thorpe Wood Police Station in Peterborough.
The shooting in Werrington took place at 12.20am last Thursday. A firearm was discharged but nobody was injured, a police spokeswoman confirmed.