Everything we know after police scenes in Chapeltown and Gipton

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Here is everything we know about two police scenes that were in place in Gipton and Chapeltown on Tuesday.

What happened?

At around 12.35am on Tuesday morning police received reports three masked men had entered a property in Newton Road, Chapeltown.

Once inside, police found damage to an internal door - consistent with shots being fired.

The police scene in Easterly Square.The police scene in Easterly Square.
The police scene in Easterly Square. | jpimedia

Nobody was injured.

What happened next?

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After police arrived, a suspect vehicle was found nearby and it was chased by armed officers on the ground with the help of the force helicopter.

The chase is thought to have ended around Easterly Square in Gipton.

One man living in the area said a car smashed into his car on his driveway at around 1.30am.

Many residents on the estate told the Yorkshire Evening Post how the street was 'full of police' in the early hours.

Have there been any arrests?

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Two men, aged 20 and 22, have been arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary and firearms offences. They remain in custody.

Scenes were in place throughout Tuesday at Gipton and Chapeltown to undergo forensic examination.

What have police said?

Anyone who saw the incident in Newton Road or any suspicious activity in Easterly Square or who has any information that could help the investigation is asked to contact officers via 101 quoting crime reference 13190580752 or call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.