A 19-year-old remains in custody after a sawn-off shotgun and ammunition was found in a car in West Bridgford.
He was arrested in Sneinton this morning after officers searched the vehicle which was recovered from Dunster Road following local enquiries.
Detective Inspector Gayle Hart said: “We take firearms offences extremely seriously and work proactively to take weapons off the street.
“We work alongside our local neighbourhood and intelligence teams to gather evidence and we welcome any concern, no matter how small, from members of the public.”
“This investigation remains ongoing and we’d encourage anyone with any information that could help to call us on 101 quoting incident 479 of 30 January.”
You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.