Police are urging individuals to come forward with any information following an incident where a firearm was discharged at a residence in South Elmsall.

Detectives have taken individuals into custody and are requesting assistance from potential witnesses in relation to the occurrence, which unfolded at a property on Langthwaite Lane, South Elmsall, around 8:49 pm on Thursday, January 18.

The incident transpired when suspects approached the dwelling in a vehicle and discharged a firearm towards one of its windows.

A woman inside sustained a minor arm injury during the episode.

Specialised officers promptly responded to the scene and have been diligently pursuing investigations throughout the night.

Subsequently, two men, aged 33 and 21, were apprehended on suspicion of firearms offences linked to the incident. Both individuals are currently in police custody, undergoing questioning.

Detective Inspector Tom Hilyer of the Homicide and Major Enquiry Team, said: “Firearms offences are treated extremely seriously by West Yorkshire Police and we fully recognise the concern they cause in communities.

“Police have been conducting a wide range of enquiries and we have now arrested two men in connection with what took place.”

He added: “We are appealing for witnesses, and I would like to speak with anyone who saw suspicious behaviour outside the property on Langthwaite Lane, just before or after the shooting. It is believed suspects left the area in a car.

“Anyone who can assist the investigation is asked to contact HMET on 101 or online at www.westyorkshire.police.uk/livechat referencing crime number 13240033242

“Information can also be given anonymously to the independent Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.”