Teenager Dead After Suffolk Firearms Incident

1st May 2016

A 14-year-old boy has died after a suspected firearms incident in a village in Suffolk.

Two teenage boys have been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter and are in custody, police said.

Emergency services received reports a boy had sustained "life-threatening injuries" at an address in Thurston at 1:35pm today.

He was taken to West Suffolk Hospital, in Bury St Edmunds, but died shortly afterwards.

Suffolk Police said they believe there was a "discharge of a firearm" and are investigating.  

The two suspects have been taken to Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

Call 101 if you can help police with their enquiries.

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