BREAKING NEWS Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

POLICE investigating a shooting incident in the Eastfield area of Scarborough have arrested a 28-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder.

He was arrested at around 1.20pm today at an address New Queen Street along with a 51-year-old man who was detained on suspicion of assisting offender.

Both men remain in police custody for questioning.

The 26-year-old woman who was arrested this morning on suspicion of conspiracy to murder also remains in police custody as enquiries into the incident continue.

The 36-year-old man who was injured in the incident remains in hospital where he is recovering after surgery to repair a gunshot wound to his leg. His condition is described as improving.

Police are continuing to search for the weapon which was used in the incident.

Anyone who can help the investigation is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 – select option 2 – and ask for Scarborough CID.

Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting reference number NYP-21042012-0378.