Police probe after gun pulled out during argument

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DETECTIVES are appealing for witnesses after a gun was pulled out during an argument between two people on a Southampton street.

Police were called to Kingsdown Way in Townhill Park yesterday afternoon after reports a firearm had been seen.

A force spokeswoman said it is believed there was a row between two people, between 2pm and 3pm, during which one of them produced a gun.

Investigating officer, Detective Constable Esra Phillipson-Masters said today: “We would like to reassure the public that this is an unusual and isolated incident.

“We treat all such incidents extremely seriously, but thankfully they are rare in the city.

“We would like to hear from you if you saw anything suspicious in the Kingsdown Way area of the city yesterday.”

The appeal comes after an 18-year-old local man was arrested in connection with the incident.

Anyone with information should call police on 101, or dial 999 in an emergency. Information can also be given anonymously to the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.

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6:51pm Sun 7 Oct 12

voiceof thepeople says...

“We would like to reassure the public that this is an unusual and isolated incident. - Wasn't there a gun related incident in Vanguard Road just a little while ago ?
“We would like to reassure the public that this is an unusual and isolated incident. - Wasn't there a gun related incident in Vanguard Road just a little while ago ? voiceof thepeople
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7:57pm Sun 7 Oct 12

Inform Al says...

voiceof thepeople wrote:
“We would like to reassure the public that this is an unusual and isolated incident. - Wasn't there a gun related incident in Vanguard Road just a little while ago ?
One such incident is one too many. Bring back the rope.
[quote][p][bold]voiceof thepeople[/bold] wrote: “We would like to reassure the public that this is an unusual and isolated incident. - Wasn't there a gun related incident in Vanguard Road just a little while ago ?[/p][/quote]One such incident is one too many. Bring back the rope. Inform Al
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9:10pm Sun 7 Oct 12

yellowcard says...

Inform Al wrote:
voiceof thepeople wrote:
“We would like to reassure the public that this is an unusual and isolated incident. - Wasn't there a gun related incident in Vanguard Road just a little while ago ?
One such incident is one too many. Bring back the rope.
i agree bring it back and put it around your neck
[quote][p][bold]Inform Al[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]voiceof thepeople[/bold] wrote: “We would like to reassure the public that this is an unusual and isolated incident. - Wasn't there a gun related incident in Vanguard Road just a little while ago ?[/p][/quote]One such incident is one too many. Bring back the rope.[/p][/quote]i agree bring it back and put it around your neck yellowcard
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9:11pm Sun 7 Oct 12

yellowcard says...

voiceof thepeople wrote:
“We would like to reassure the public that this is an unusual and isolated incident. - Wasn't there a gun related incident in Vanguard Road just a little while ago ?
about 8 months ago so yeah that would make it an isolated incident
[quote][p][bold]voiceof thepeople[/bold] wrote: “We would like to reassure the public that this is an unusual and isolated incident. - Wasn't there a gun related incident in Vanguard Road just a little while ago ?[/p][/quote]about 8 months ago so yeah that would make it an isolated incident yellowcard
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10:33pm Sun 7 Oct 12

dango says...

the police do like a good probe when a wepon's produced, oo er missus,,,,,,,,,cheee
eeky.
the police do like a good probe when a wepon's produced, oo er missus,,,,,,,,,cheee eeky. dango
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11:49pm Sun 7 Oct 12

AdamSFC says...

Inform Al wrote:
voiceof thepeople wrote:
“We would like to reassure the public that this is an unusual and isolated incident. - Wasn't there a gun related incident in Vanguard Road just a little while ago ?
One such incident is one too many. Bring back the rope.
moron
[quote][p][bold]Inform Al[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]voiceof thepeople[/bold] wrote: “We would like to reassure the public that this is an unusual and isolated incident. - Wasn't there a gun related incident in Vanguard Road just a little while ago ?[/p][/quote]One such incident is one too many. Bring back the rope.[/p][/quote]moron AdamSFC
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7:53am Mon 8 Oct 12

Loaf23 says...

those Townhill kids playing with the BB Guns again?
Gun my ....................
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those Townhill kids playing with the BB Guns again? Gun my .................... .. Loaf23
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