Man held on suspicion of attempted murder after drive-by style shotgun attack in Leeds

Detectives investigating a shooting in a drive-by style Leeds have arrested a man on suspicion of attempted murder.

Friday, 13th October 2017, 11:59 am
Updated Monday, 11th December 2017, 11:05 pm

Two men were injured when a shotgun was fired from one car at another in Maud Avenue, Beeston.Police said it was fired twice from a black BMW after it pulled alongside a Toyota Yaris at around 11pm on Wednesday.

The two victims suffered minor injuries, including a pellet wound to the hand, in the shooting.

A 24-year-old man was arrested as part of a planned firearms operation at an address in Beeston at 3.30am today (Friday).

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West Yorkshire Police’s Firearms Prevent Team are continuing to carry out extensive enquiries into the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police via 101, quoting crime number 13170472763.