Three men injured in triple Coventry shooting - The Coventry Observer

16th Aug, 2022

Three men injured in triple Coventry shooting

Editorial Correspondent 18th Sep, 2020 Updated: 18th Sep, 2020

POLICE in Coventry have launched an investigation after an alleged shooting in the city centre last night (Thursday, September 17), leaving three men injured, two seriously.

The alleged incident occurred on Far Gosford Street at around 10.15pm.

The three victims were taken to hospital – two with serious injuries, and a third with more minor injuries.

Police say the suspect left in a dark-coloured vehicle and they are appealing to anyone with any information, a dash-cam or mobile phone footage to get in touch immediately.

Far Gosford Street is closed while police forensically examine the scene.

Chief Insp Paul Minor, of Coventry police, said: “We’ll be stepping up patrols in the area over the coming days. This was outrageous violence on the streets of the city centre and we’re doing everything we can to bring those responsible to justice.”

Contact the police via Live Chat or call 101 quoting log number 4989 of September 17 or if you would prefer to remain anonymous contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Support community journalism by making a contribution.

The Coventry Observer's team of journalists provide a trusted source news, sport, entertainment and events going on in your area and issues which matter to you - both via our free weekly print edition and daily updates on our website.

Every contribution, however big or small, you can make will help us continue to do that now and in the future.

Thanks for reading this and the Coventry Observer.

Are you on Facebook?

Like or follow our Facebook page - to get daily news updates straight to your news feed.

Digital Advertising

Advertise on the Coventry Observer to boost your online presence.


We can provide all of your printing needs at competitive rates.

Online Editions

Catch up on your local news by reading our e-editions on the Coventry Observer.

Book an Advert

Book your newspaper advert with our online advert creation tool.