POLICE investigating two incidents in which gunshots were fired at homes in a Southampton street have made another arrest.

The first incident happened at 10pm on October 22, when two shots were fired at a home in Carnation Road, causing damage to a front door.

On October 29 police received reports that shots had been fired at another home in the same street.

No one was injured in either incident.

A 56-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy were initially arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder.

Officers have now arrested a 37-year-old Southampton man on suspicion of conspiracy to murder. He has been questioned by officers and released from custody but remains under investigation.

The 56-year-old man and 16-year-old boy were also questioned and released from custody but remain under investigation.

Detective Inspector Howard Broadribb said: “We know people have been concerned about this incident but we want to reassure you we are following all available lines of enquiry available to us.

"Questioning those suspected to be involved is part of that.

"However there are several processes within an investigation that we must follow to ascertain the exact circumstances of what occurred, and who is involved.

"These enquiries, such as gathering evidence, are always ongoing.

“We continue to appeal for information in relation to this investigation.

“We would like to hear from anyone who was in the Carnation Road area in the evenings of October 22 and October 29, and any residents who have private CCTV.

“We also continue to appeal to drivers with dash cam in their vehicles who were on Carnation Road, Stoneham Lane or Bassett Green Road on the above dates.

"Please check your footage. You may have captured something vital. If you have any information, please get in touch.”

Anyone with information can call Hampshire police on 101, quoting crime reference number 44200411475.

Alternatively, they can call the the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111, where messages can be left anonymously.