At around 5.30pm on Sunday 27th December 2015 police officers were called to Hithercroft Road, Downley were a man in his early thirties was found with injuries consistent to him being shot with a shot gun.
The man required immediate medical attention but at this stage his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
Senior Investigating Officer, Det Insp Brendan Murray, based at Aylesbury police station, said: ‘I would like to reassure the public that this attack appears to have been targeted against an individual and does not represent a threat to the community of Downley or the surrounding areas.
However in light of this officers have been in the area conducting enquiries and seeking to reassure local residents.
I would ask anyone with information regarding this incident to contact the Thames Valley Police Enquiry centre on 101‘.
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