Luton man shot in 'targeted' attack in Dunstable Road

Police have sealed off parts of Dunstable Road and Leicester Road

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A man is in a serious condition after being shot in the leg in what police described as a "targeted" attack.

The 27-year-old was fired at when he remonstrated with another driver after a crash at 08:00 BST. It is the 10th shooting in Luton this year.

Police have described the offender as a skinny 6ft white man who got back in the silver saloon and drove off.

The area around the Leicester Arms pub at the junction of Leicester Road and Dunstable Road has been sealed off.

Supt Dave Boyle said: "This would appear to be a targeted incident involving people who know each other.

"If anyone has information please contact the police in confidence as a matter of urgency."

A £1,000 reward is being offered to anyone who can provide information leading to the arrest and conviction of those involved, police said.

Map: Luton shootings
Key Date Location What happened?

1

30 January

Junction of Wellington Street and Russell Street

Woman, 36, sitting in a car with her partner, suffers shrapnel wounds to her hand after shots fired

2

3 February

Arrow Close, Marsh Farm

Man suffers leg injuries in a shooting. Three suspects spotted riding away on bikes

3

9 April

Brunel Road, Lewsey Farm

Paul Foster, 46, shot dead outside a house

4

16 April

Burnham Road, Stopsley

Shots fired at a house

5

24 April

St Michael's Crescent

Shots fired at a house

6

30 April

Tudor Road

Man, 33, shot in the leg by two men on a dark blue motorbike

7

5 May

Culverhouse Road

Motorcyclist fires two shots at a BMW

8

7 May

Kirby Drive

Shots fired during attempted robbery at Premier News

9

11 May

Thricknells Close, Marsh Farm

Boy, 16, shot in the back in "targeted" attack

10

20 May

Junction of Leicester Rd and Dunstable Rd, Luton

Man, 27, shot in the leg after a car crash.

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