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The Independent UK
The Independent UK
Emily Atkinson

Cambridgeshire shooting – news: Victims were father and son as police probe ‘custody battle’

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Cambridgeshire shootings: Three arrested after two men shot dead in ‘targeted’ attacks

Two men shot dead in villages in Cambridgeshire were father and son, police have revealed.

Three people have been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder following the shooting of the victims in Cambridgeshire.

Police were called to a property in Meridian Close, Bluntisham, at just after 9pm on Wednesday with reports of gunshots.

Officers arrived to find the body of a 32-year-old man with a gunshot wound and are now treating his death as murder. Then at 9.37pm, police received a call from a person in Sutton, near Ely, again reporting hearing shots.

The body of a 57-year-old man was found at a property in The Row with bullet wounds. His death is also being treated as murder.

A neighbour said Gary Dunmore was “so friendly, happy, smiley - just the perfect neighbour”.

A 27-year-old man and a 33-year-old woman were arrested in the early hours of today in Cambridge, while a 66-year-old man was arrested in the Worcester area.

All three were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder.

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