Police are appealing for information following a firearms discharge in Leeds.
At 9.31pm yesterday (Wednesday 3 January 2024), police received a report from the ambulance service that a man had been shot in the Cross Flatts area of Beeston.
Armed officers were deployed to the area and found a 27-year-old man with a wound to his leg.
He was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries, which are not believed to be life threatening.
Enquiries suggest the discharge occurred in Cross Flatts Park earlier in the evening and a scene is in place for forensic examination.
Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information or footage that will assist this investigation is asked to contact the Homicide and Major Enquiry Team on 101 or by using the livechat facility on the West Yorkshire Police website.
The crime reference is 13240005195.
Information can also be reported anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 or online.
This post is based on a press release issued by West Yorkshire Police
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