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Incident in Nuneaton: update 12pm

Officers remain on Bull Street, Nuneaton, following a serious incident in the town this morning (Friday 29 June).

Police were called shortly before 3am to a report that a man in his late twenties had sustained a gunshot wound. He was taken to hospital by ambulance where he remains in a serious condition. 

A cordon is in place at the scene and there are road closures on Bull Street, Garrett Street, The Square and George Street.

Detective Chief Inspector Pete Hill from Warwickshire Police said: "Officers remain on Bull Street as part of the investigation and a number of enquiries are ongoing.

"At this stage, it is being treated as an isolated incident and is believed to have been targeted.

"A thorough investigation has been launched and we will continue to have additional officers in the area whilst we are carrying out enquiries and providing reassurance.

"If anyone has any information which could assist with the investigation, no matter how insignificant it may seem, please come forward or speak with a local officer."

Anyone with information is asked to call Warwickshire Police on 101, quoting incident reference 48 of 29 June 2018.

Information can also be provided anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via

Issued: 12pm, Friday 29 June, HCB, Corporate Communications

Published 29/06/18