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Police confirm man shot dead in Leeds was Polish

Detectives investigating a double shooting in Leeds, which left one man dead, have confirmed the 21-year-old victim was a Polish national living in the city.

Another man, aged 31, remains in hospital in a stable condition suffering injuries to his lower body caused by gun shot wounds.

The shooting happened around 5.30pm yesterday at Blue Hill Crescent in Wortley. Detectives believe the men were shot inside the address after the gunmen arrives and entered the house.

The investigation of this murder is a top priority for West Yorkshire Police and I want to reassure residents that all necessary resources are being deployed to locate those responsible. We are working to build up a picture of what took place and are conducting a wide range of specialist enquiries including painstaking forensic search of the murder scene. We believe this was a targeted attack and not a random attack. Incident of this sort are very unusual for the Wortley area. We have a number of reassurance patrols ongoing by Neighbourhood Policing Officers.

– Detective Superintendent Simon Beldon, West Yorkshire Police

Leeds shootings: murder scene

Extra police are on patrol in Wortley area Credit: Calendar news

The scene of a fatal shooting in Leeds remains cordoned off this morning as police continue their investigations. They were called to a house on Blue Hill Crescent in the Wortley area yesterday evening following reports of a shooting.

Two men were taken to hospital with gunshot wounds. One, aged 21, died a short time later. The second man, aged 31, is being treated for serious injuries to his lower body.

Murder scene remains cordoned off
Scene of fatal shooting


Breaking: Double shooting in Leeds - one man dead

Breaking news Credit: Calendar

One man has been killed and another seriously injured after a double shooting in Leeds. The pair were attacked inside a house in Wortley at around 5.30pm tonight.

They were both taken to hospital but one of the victims, 21, was pronounced dead a short time later. A 31-year-old man is being treated for serious wounds

Funeral for North Yorkshire woman shot in Turkey

Catherine Anne Bury

The funeral of a woman shot dead in Turkey will take place today.

Catherine Bury, known as Anne, from Swainby in North Yorkshire, was shot during the incident in Dalyan. Her son Alex and mother Cecilia were taken to hospital.

The Bury family had been celebrating a birthday party at their villa.

A 46-year-old man who worked as the gardener at the holiday home was arrested.

His family claim he a relationship with 56-year-old Anne - but her family deny this and claim she was a victim of fraud.

The private service will take in Middlesbrough later.

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