Man charged with attempted murder and possession of a firearm

A 23-year-old man from Leicester has been charged with attempted murder following a report of a firearm being discharged in the city centre.

Ahmed Hussain, of Chesterfield Road, is also charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition.

He has been remanded in custody and will appear at Leicester Magistrates’ Court tomorrow morning (Saturday).

The charges relate to an incident in York Street during the early hours of Sunday morning (8 July), when a report was received of a firearm having been discharged.

A 16-year-old boy from Leicester was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder and has since been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

A 33–year-old man from Birmingham arrested yesterday (Thursday) on suspicion of assisting an offender has been released with no further action.

Source:: Leicestershire Police News

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