Detectives investigating after shots fired in West Yorkshire street

Police are investigating a firearms incident in Riddings Road, Deighton. Picture: Google
Police are investigating a firearms incident in Riddings Road, Deighton. Picture: Google

Detectives have begun an investigation after reports of gun shots being fired in a West Yorkshire town.

Police were alerted about a potential firearms incident in the Deighton area of Huddersfield at around 1.15am this morning.

A spokesman said evidence found at the scene in Riddings Road was consistent with a firearm having been discharged but nobody had been injured.

Six people have been arrested and are currently being questioned in connection with the incident.

A crime scene remained in place this afternoon while forensic examination of the scene continued.

Anyone with information is asked to call Kirklees CID on 101, quoting reference 13170158885.