Three arrested in connection with nightclub shooting

THREE people have been arrested in connection with an incident at an Ipswich nightclub last year.

Suffolk Police announced today that three men from London had been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and violent disorder, relating to a shooting at the Caribbean Club on December 19.

The 22, 26 and 28 year old men are all from the Brent area and are currently in custody at a police station in North London.

The 22-year-old was arrested at 3.30am, the 26-year-old at 5.50am and the 28-year-old at 6am.

A man was shot following a mass brawl at the club in Woodbridge Road shortly before 4am.


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More than 500 revellers were attending an event called ‘Bashy Friday’ which included large numbers of people from London who had travelled to the club by coach.

Four men were taken to Ipswich Hospital following the brawl.

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A fifth man took himself to hospital with a gun-shot wound. None of the five, who are all from Ipswich, were seriously injured.

Anyone who was at the Caribbean club overnight Friday/Saturday 18/19th December 2009, or who was in the vicinity of the club between 3am and 5am on Saturday 19th December 2009 or who has any information in relation to this incident is asked to contact Ipswich CID on 01473 613500 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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