Re-appeal for information a year on from shooting in Blackbird Leys

A woman in her 40s suffered a wound to her shoulder when she was shot in Crowberry Road in July last year

A woman in her 40s suffered a wound to her shoulder when she was shot in Crowberry Road in July last year

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A SHOOTING in Blackbird Leys nearly a year ago is still unsolved with police today making another appeal for witnesses.

A woman in her 40s suffered a wound to her shoulder when she was shot on the estate in July last year.

A 22-year-old man from Oxford was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after the 5am shooting off Crowberry Road on Saturday, July 27, and is still on police bail.

Investigating officer Det Con Tom Mansfield said: “It is coming up to a year since this incident occurred and I am keen to speak to the witnesses that have not come forward so far.

“Around the time of the incident there was a group gathered making quite a bit of noise, which led to a number of people witnessing the offence where shots were fired and a woman was seriously injured.

“Thankfully the victim has survived this traumatic incident, but has been left shaken by the whole thing.

“Therefore, I would urge anyone with information they may have in relation to this to contact me on 101. We will treat any information with the strictest of confidentiality.”

Anyone with any information should contact Det Con Mansfield at St Aldates police station by calling 101 or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.

The suspect is due to answer bail on Thursday, August 7.

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1:26pm Wed 2 Jul 14

MrSooty says...

The murder of Ross Doyle is also still unsolved after nearly 14 years.
The murder of Ross Doyle is also still unsolved after nearly 14 years. MrSooty
  • Score: 11

3:41pm Wed 2 Jul 14

norton manor says...

there are still residents who know who the culprits are and should do the right thing
there are still residents who know who the culprits are and should do the right thing norton manor
  • Score: 6

6:58pm Wed 2 Jul 14

Dilligaf2010 says...

Who killed Bambi?
Who killed Bambi? Dilligaf2010
  • Score: 0

7:23pm Wed 2 Jul 14

King Joke says...

Ross Doyle was manslaughter surely, unless they were aiming the car at him?
Ross Doyle was manslaughter surely, unless they were aiming the car at him? King Joke
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