Tingley shooting: Three men each deny two attempted murder charges as trial date set at Leeds Crown Court

Three men have each denied two charges of attempted murder and a firearms offence after a shooting in Tingley.

By Mark Lavery
Thursday, 9th September 2021, 11:45 am
Updated Thursday, 9th September 2021, 12:09 pm

The trio entered the not guilty pleas at a hearing at Leeds Crown Court today (Sept 9) in connection with the incident in Tingley on Sunday August 8.

Shaun McDermott, 35, of Batley Road Tingley; Richard Bathie, 52, of Woodhouse Lane, East Ardsley, and Joshua Bathie, 18, of Woodhouse Lane, East Ardsley, each deny two counts of attempted murder and one count of possession of a firearm with intent to danger life.

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Leeds Crown Court

Johsua Bathie also pleaded not guilty to possession of a bladed article.

Recorder of Leeds Judge Guy Kearl QC set a trial date of February 7 2022.

All three defendants were remanded in custody.

The charges relate to an incident that took place at around 6.15pm on Sunday August 8 when police were called to reports of an ongoing fight in Batley Road, Tingley.

It was also reported that a firearm had been discharged in Dunningley Lane.

Police attended and found two men with injuries consistent with the use of a firearm.

Both men were taken to hospital with serious but not life-threatening injuries.