Three more arrested in connection with fatal Leven Walk shooting

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A further three men have been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of 20-year-old Patryk Olowniuk in Bedford on Saturday night.

A 30-year-old man, a 27-year-old man and a 26-year-old man, have been arrested on suspicion of murder and are currently in custody.

It follows the arrest of four others who have since been released on bail. These are: a 54-year-old woman, a 26-year-old man, a 22-year-old man and a 20-year-old man.

Mr Olowniuk was killed after being shot on Saturday (27 October) in Leven Walk.

Officers are continuing to carry out patrols and are urging people to come and speak to them if they have any information about the incident.

Detective Inspector Philip Moss from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Major Crime Unit, investigating, said: “Our investigation is progressing well and we are currently following several lines of enquiry to piece together the circumstances of what happened.

“We have made several arrests so far and are determined to bring those responsible for taking this young man’s life to justice.

“We understand that this incident will have caused concern amongst our communities, and we are maintaining a presence in the affected areas. We are still appealing to anyone with any information to get in touch with us as this could help our enquiries.”

You can report information to police on 101 or via the online reporting centre on the Bedfordshire Police website, quoting Operation Mocha.

Alternatively you can report information to Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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