Three arrested and gun seized after shots fired in Huddersfield

Great Northern Street Huddersfield
Great Northern Street Huddersfield
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ARMED police  arrested three men and seized a gun after shots were fired in what police believe was a targeted attack in a  Huddersfield street.

Firearms officers were called to Great Northern Street just after 5.30pm on Saturday (July 14).

A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “Armed officers were deployed and found damage to two vehicles, which suggested a firearm had been discharged.

“Enquiries at the scene suggested a grey saloon car may have been involved in the incident.

“A vehicle matching this description was located a short distance away and further enquiries led to three males being arrested on suspicion of firearms offences.

“These males remain in custody at this time. A firearm has also been recovered.

“No one is believed to have received injuries as a result of the discharge, which is being treated as a targeted attack.

“Reassurance patrols are being carried out in the area while enquiries continue into this incident.

“Anyone who may have information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting log 1512 of 14 July, or use the live chat facility on the West Yorkshire Police website.

“Information can also be reported anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.”