Three men have been arrested for attempted murder after a firearms incident hospitalised a man in Grangetown last night.

The incident took place on Griffiths Road at around 9.50pm on Tuesday (May 28).

The victim, a man aged 21, is receiving hospital treatment for serious injuries which are believed to have been caused by a firearm.

Three men aged 42, 44 and 52 are still in police custody.

Police do not believe there is any threat to the wider public and reassurance patrols are being carried out.

Detective Chief Inspector Dave Snaith, from Redcar & Cleveland CID, said: “This incident will have caused concern in the local community and we are providing highly visible patrols in the area to reassure local residents. These patrols will continue over the coming days.

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“We don’t believe that there is any threat to the wider community and we’d like to ask people to contact police on 101 if they have any concerns or any information.”

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or anyone with CCTV, dash cam footage or further information is asked to call Cleveland Police on 101, quoting event number 099849.Information can also be submitted here: Public Portal (

Crimestoppers can also be contacted anonymously online at or by calling 0800 555 111.