Live updates: Reports of shooting in East End Park in Leeds as police cordon scene

Police are on the scene in Charlton Road (stock photo) Police are at the scene in Charlton Road following an incident. Early reports suggest that it is a shooting but West Yorkshire Police are yet to confirm the details.

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Last updated: Sunday, 13 September, 2020, 18:05

  • Shooting in East End Park in Leeds – 20-year-old victim
  • Coronavirus infection rates up and still rising
  • Covid-19 infection rate in Leeds almost doubles in one week
  • Body of man found in woods in Leeds

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First photos from the scene of the shooting in East End Park

A taxi is believed to have been involved in the incident

First photos from the scene of the shooting in East End Park in Leeds

Police called to shooting in East End Park in Leeds

UPDATE: 20-year-old man shot

Detectives are currently investigating reports of a shooting incident, which occurred just after 1pm this afternoon (13/09) on Charlton Road in Leeds. A 20 year-old man was located at the scene, having sustained a serious leg injury consistent with gunshot wounds. He was taken to hospital for treatment and is in a stable condition.

West Yorkshire Police, Detective Chief Inspector Marc Bowes of Protective Services Crime said: “Although we are currently working to establish the full circumstances of this incident, it does appear to be a targeted attack on a lone individual. “A blue coloured car was seen in the area at the time containing a male driver and two other male passengers whom are believed to have made away on foot.

“There are live time enquiries ongoing to identify those responsible and we are working to retrieve any CCTV, dash-cam or mobile phone footage that may assist in our investigations. “Neighbourhood Policing Team officers are also conducting enhanced patrols in the local area to provide added support and reassurance for residents. “We will not accept this type of activity on the streets of West Yorkshire and I would urge any witnesses or anyone with information to contact us immediately.

“You can use the non-emergency number 101 or the Live Chat facility available via the Force website, quoting crime reference 892 of 13/09. “Alternatively, you can provide details anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

BREAKING – Reports of shooting in East End Park, Leeds

There are very early reports of a police incident in East End Park in Leeds, which is thought to have been a shooting. West Yorkshire Police have been contacted but are yet to confirm the details.

The incident happened in Charlton Road, according to early reports. More to follow.

Breaking: Body of man aged in his 20s found in woods in Leeds:

Breaking – Police incident in Pudsey diverting buses

A police incident is diverting buses in Pudsey right now and drivers are also being directed around the incident Services 16 and 91 are affected.

Bramley services 16 and 91 will not serve Richardshaw Lane in either direction ,91 will divert via Lowtown and Swinnow in both directions.

16 will divert via Stanningley Road, Swinnow and Lowtown towards Pudsey  via Dawsons Corner on the return journey to Leeds.

Motorway changes

Highways England has announced a raft of proposals to improve smart motorways in the future. This could affect the M1 and the M62. It includes new rules, stopping areas and cameras.

This was the scene in Leeds city centre on Saturday as coronavirus infection rates continue to rise in the city

Leeds city centre

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Coronavirus testing

Former Prime Minister Tony Blair has said this morning that more people should be tested for coronavirus – even those who aren’t showing the symptoms.

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Run for All

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Good morning

Well, yesterday evening was a bit crazy wasn’t it?

Leeds United did the city proud on their return to the Premier League, giving the current champions a run for their money.

We’ll have plenty of reaction to the game on the site today, plus all the latest news, traffic and breaking incidents.

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