Appeal: Firearms Discharge, Long Lane, in Huddersfield

Thursday, 7 December, 2017

Detectives are continuing to appeal for witnesses after a firearms discharge in Huddersfield on Thursday 30 November.

The incident happened at around 10:20pm on Long Lane near to the junction of Longfield Avenue in Dalton.

The 28-year-old male victim was on a bike and shots were fired in the vicinity and he suffered a minor injury to his arm.

Officers have today (Thursday 7 December) arrested a 24-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder. A 25-year-old man arrested in connection with the incident has been released under investigation.

Detective Chief Inspector Jaz Khan leads the Force’s Firearms Prevent Team. He is overseeing the investigation.

“We are continuing to carry out extensive enquiries into this incident and I would like to appeal directly to the local community to come forward with any information they have.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the police via 101 quoting crime reference 13170560797 or information can be passed to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Friday 1 December, 2017

Detectives are appealing for witnesses following a firearms discharge in Huddersfield last night.

The incident happened on Thursday 30 November at around 10:20pm on Long Lane near to the junction of Longfield Avenue in Dalton. Police were called to reports of a discharge in the area.

The 28-year-old male victim was on a bike and shots were fired in the vicinity and he suffered a minor injury to his arm.

Detective Chief Inspector Chris Gibson, of the Homicide and Major Enquiry Team, said: “We have been conducting CCTV and house-to-house enquiries since yesterday evening to establish the full circumstances of the incident

“I would like to appeal to anyone who either witnessed the incident or has any information to come forward and speak to the police to assist with our investigation.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the police via 101 quoting crime reference 13170560797 or information can be passed to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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