Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Teenager shot in leg outside Southampton house

A street view of Bluebell Road Image copyright Google
Image caption The boy's injuries are not believed to be life-threatening

A teenage boy was shot in the leg outside a home in Southampton.

The 17-year-old was taken to hospital following the shooting in Bluebell Road at about 22:15 GMT on Monday.

Hampshire Constabulary said his injuries were not believed to be life-threatening and the attack was being treated as an isolated incident.

A section of the road remains cordoned off, while extra patrols are in place. Witnesses have been asked to come forward.

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