Investigation launched as shots fired at a home in Great Denham near Bedford

Police are appealing for witnesses after the incident this morning (April 11)

Sunday, 11th April 2021, 11:51 am
Updated Sunday, 11th April 2021, 11:54 am

Police are appealing for witnesses after shots were fired at a house in Great Denham, near Bedford, this morning (Sunday, April 11).

At approximately 7am, officers were called to reports that two shots were fired at the front door of a property in Greenkeepers Road. Nobody in the property was injured.

Detective Sergeant Simon Hancock, from Bedfordshire Police's Crime Investigation Team, said: “This has happened in a residential area and thankfully no one was injured, but is still a very concerning incident.

Police are appealing for witnesses
Police are appealing for witnesses

“We are investigating the full circumstances and we don’t believe that this is a random attack, or there is any wider threat to the local community.

“Our officers are currently in the area carrying out high visibility patrols and we would urge anyone who has any concerns to speak with them.

“If anyone has any information, this could be of great help to our investigation.”

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 or report via our online reporting tool quoting reference Operation Dacquoise.

Alternatively you can call independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.