In a recent incident in Leeds, police are seeking the public’s assistance following a discharge of firearms. The incident unfolded at 9.31 pm on Wednesday 3rd Jan, when the police received a report from the ambulance service, indicating that a man had sustained gunshot wounds in the Cross Flatts area.
Swiftly responding to the call, armed officers were dispatched to the scene, discovering a 27-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his leg. The victim was promptly transported to a hospital for treatment, with his injuries deemed non-life-threatening.
Preliminary investigations point to the discharge occurring earlier in the evening within Cross Flatts Park. A designated scene has been established to facilitate forensic examination and gather crucial evidence.
Authorities are urging anyone who may have witnessed the incident or possesses pertinent information or footage to come forward and assist in the ongoing investigation. The Homicide and Major Enquiry Team can be reached at 101, or individuals can utilize the live chat feature on the West Yorkshire Police website, quoting crime reference number 13240005195.
For those who wish to provide information anonymously, the independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted at 0800 555111 or through their online reporting platform.