Armed police arrest man on suspicion of shooting in Leeds after stopping car outside Royal Armouries

Armed police arrested a man on suspicion of being involved in a shooting after stopping a car at Leeds Dock.

Friday, 4th June 2021, 4:42 pm
Updated Friday, 4th June 2021, 4:44 pm

Officers swooped and made the arrest after pulling over the car in Armouries Way shortly after 3pm on May 30.

A spokesperson said the man arrested had been wanted in connection with an earlier shooting in East End Park, Leeds.

Police were called to East Park Street on April 30 after a 26-year-old man was found with an injury to his leg during incident.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

Armed police arrested a man on suspicion of a shooting in Leeds after stopping a car at Leeds docks.

The injury was believed to have been caused by a gun.

The victim was taken to hospital, but his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

The suspect arrested at the docks earlier this week was also found to be wanted on recall to prison, according to police.

The spokeperson said the 20-year-old man remained under investigation in relation to the firearms incident.

Police said enquiries into what happened during the firearms incident were ongoing.

If you have any information, contact police on 101, quoting log 1865 of 30/4.