Man, 61, arrested after teenage boy is shot in the legs in Hampshire

A MAN has been arrested after a 17-year-old boy was shot in Hampshire.

Wednesday, 20th February 2019, 11:15 am
Updated Wednesday, 20th February 2019, 12:19 pm
Bluebell Road, in Southampton, where a 17-year-old boy was shot in the legs and the ankles on February 18. Picture: Google Street View

A 61-year-old was taken into custody today on suspicion of perverting the course of justice and being concerned in the supply of class B drugs in connection with the investigation into the shooting. 

Police confirmed the victim was taken to Southampton General Hospital with gunshot wounds to his legs and ankles after an incident in Bluebell Road, Southampton, at 10.15pm on Monday. 

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Bluebell Road, in Southampton, where a 17-year-old boy was shot in the legs and the ankles on February 18. Picture: Google Street View

He is still in hospital with injuries which are not through to be life-threatening and officers remain at the scene today. 

Hampshire police said the man who was arrested remains in custody at this time.