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Man shot at in Car on Leicester Estate

Detectives are currently investigating after a report of a shooting in Mulberry Avenue, Leicester.

Police received a call shortly before 11pm yesterday (Saturday 3 February) reporting a firearm had been discharged into the driver’s side of a car while it was stationary in the street.

The man in the car, who is in his 30s, was not injured as a result of the incident.

A scene preservation is in place while officers continue to carry out enquiries and establish the full circumstance surrounding the incident.

Currently no arrests have been made.

Detective Inspector George Fraser said: “Our investigation to ascertain the full circumstances surrounding this incident is still in its early stages.

“Luckily no one was injured as a result of this incident but it is still being treated as a very serious offence and we currently have a team of officers dedicated to this investigation.

“We currently have a scene preservation at the location and officers are carrying out house to house enquiries and offering reassurance to residents in the area.

“If anyone was in the area of Mulberry Avenue last night and has any information that could assist with the investigation please get in touch.”

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 or report online Report a crime | Leicestershire Police ( – quoting crime reference number 24*70194.


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