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‘Long-barrelled gun’ discovered after 15-year-old shot

Police investigating the shooting of a 15-year-old school boy have discovered a "long-barrelled gun".

The victim was on his way to school when he was shot on a housing estate in Kesgrave, Suffolk.

He remains in a critical condition at Addenbrook's Hospital in Cambridge.

Kesgrave High School has confirmed that one of its year 11 pupils was involved in a serious incident, but that other students on the site were safe.

Suffolk Police said a 15-year-old boy was arrested just two hours later – five miles away in Ipswich.


Image: A 'long-barrelled gun has been recovered

On a Twitter post it wrote there is no "wider threat" to the local community and it is treating it as an isolated incident.

The suspect remains in custody.

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