imageFive people were today in custody after officers investigating the shooting of 19 year old Connor Smith arrested two women and one man. 

The three were arrested at an address in Chelmsley Wood this morning – a 27 year old man, on suspicion of murder, and two women, 22 & 26, on suspicion of assisting an offender.

Connor died after receiving a gunshot wound to the abdomen close to his home in Forde Way Gardens in Hawkeskey on Thursday (8th October).

Two men, aged 27 and 28, were arrested on Monday morning in Coventry on suspicion of murder. A 41 year old man, arrested at the same time on suspicion of assisting an offender, has been released on bail.

Police continue to appeal for witnesses and anyone with any information is asked to call on 101. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111

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