Appeal Following Firearms Discharge, Halifax

Tuesday 8 August 2023

Detectives are appealing for information following a firearms discharge at a business premises in Halifax.

The incident occurred shortly before 11.19pm last night in Ovenden Road, when police received a report of a firearms discharge. 

Local Officers, supported by Armed Officers attended and found damage to the property that appeared to be consistent with discharge of a firearm.  

No one was injured during the incident and enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances. 

Initial enquiries suggest suspects may have used vehicle to leave the area. 

A police cordon remains in place today in Ovenden Road and local officers will also be carrying out increased patrols of the area to provide reassurance to residents. 

Detectives are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident, may have information regarding a potential vehicle involved or has any further information that may assist with the investigation to contact police via 101LiveChat function on the website or by calling 101 quoting reference 13230439781. 

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