Former Portsmouth, Man City and Hearts player Fitzroy Simpson has home targeted by gunman as armed police are deployed
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Armed police were called to the detached home of Fitzroy Simpson in Stratton, Swindon, at 8.15pm on Tuesday.
It followed reports of a firearm being discharged at the scene.
A police helicopter and dog unit were deployed, but no suspect was located.
The address, the garden and a large green space behind the property were all cordoned off as a crime scene whilst detectives worked at the scene.
On Wednesday, a police search dog was drafted into to comb the area for a weapon - but nothing of note was located.
The now 52-year-old also played for Manchester City, Swindon, Walsall, Hearts and the Hawks.
A Wiltshire Police spokesperson said: ‘Police were called to an address in Stratton shortly after 8.15pm (on Tuesday evening) following reports of what was believed to be a firearm being discharged in the area.
‘Firearms officers attended and extensive area searches and house to house enquiries were conducted.
‘Enquiries remain ongoing. No firearms were located.
‘Anyone with information is urged to call 101 and quote log number 279 of December 13.’