Gunshot victim loses leg following attack in Kettering

The man injured in yesterday's gun attack in Kettering has had to have a leg amputated, police have confirmed.

Sunday, 15th October 2017, 7:31 pm
Updated Monday, 11th December 2017, 10:34 pm
The aftermath of the shooting in Field Street. Picture by Martin Cox.

Yesterday a force spokeswoman confirmed a man was shot in the leg in Field Street, Kettering at about 4.45pm.

Eyewitnesses say another man got out of a vehicle and approached him with a firearm before shooting.

The victim was taken to hospital for treatment afterwards. A police spokeswoman has now confirmed the victim had to have the injured leg amputated.

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Officers investigating the incident are appealing for witnesses.

Anyone with information should call Northamptonshire on 101 or 999 in an emergency. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.