Man shot in face in Huddersfield

Waverley Terrace, Huddersfield, the scene of the incident. Picture: Google Maps

Waverley Terrace, Huddersfield, the scene of the incident. Picture: Google Maps

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TWO men are under arrest after a man was shot in the face in a suspected targeted attack on a car containing three men.

Police called to Marsh, Huddersfield at 11.40pm on Thursday found a 24-year-old local man on Waverley Terrace. He was taken to hospital with facial injuries consistent with being shot.

Detective Superintendent Simon Atkinson said he believed it was a targeted attack.

“The injured man remains in hospital where his injuries are serious but are not considered to be life threatening.

“We believe the man was shot as he was travelling in car with two other men on Heaton Road. The suspect/s are thought to have been in another vehicle when the firearm was discharged. The other passengers in the vehicle were not injured in the incident.

Two men, 23 and 22, are in custody on suspicion of possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence.

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