Further arrests over Recreation Street shooting

Three people have been arrested this morning (10 February 2023) as part of an ongoing investigation into a firearm discharge in Leeds.

Two men, aged 19 and 23, and an 18-year-old woman have been arrested on suspicion of firearms offences in relation to a firearm discharge which caused damage to an address in Recreation Street, Holbeck, on Wednesday 1 February.

The arrests occurred when armed officers carried out an operation at five addresses in south and east Leeds in the early hours of this morning. Scenes remain in place at the addresses to undergo specialist searches.

Detectives from West Yorkshire Police Homicide and Major Enquiry Team are continuing to carry out enquiries into the incident and are still appealing for witnesses and information from the public.

Three men who were arrested on February 2 in connection with incident were later released under investigation, with one being recalled to prison.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information that could assist the investigation is asked to contact HMET via 101 quoting reference 13230061279 or online at www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101livechat


This post is based on a press release issued by West Yorkshire Police


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