Leeds murder inquiry after man dies following head injury

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A murder inquiry was under way last night after a man was found with a fatal head injury in Leeds.

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death at Rosgill Drive, Seacroft.

PIC: James Hardisty

PIC: James Hardisty

Police were called to the scene at about 4.36pm yesterday in response to a report of a man with a gun.

Armed officers attended and found a man with a head injury. A gun was also recovered.

A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “Emergency services treated the injured man at the scene, but he was sadly pronounced dead a short time later. Following inquiries at the scene two men were arrested on suspicion of murder.

“Inquiries into this incident are still at an early stage, although it is not thought to have involved a firearms discharge.”

Anyone who can help is asked to call 101, quoting log 1604 of 1 January. Information can also be reported anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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