Detectives are tonight hunting gunmen who shot dead one man and seriously wounded another in a quiet residential street in Leeds. David Hirst reports.
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.
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.
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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
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.
Three generations of a North Yorkshire family have been shot while on holiday in Turkey - leaving one dead and two fighting for their lives.
The Bury family, from Northallerton, had been celebrating a birthday party at their villa when their gardener reportedly opened fire with a pump-action shotgun.
A 50-year-old man is in hospital with critical injuries after he was blasted with a shotgun in what is thought to be a domestic incident.
The victim was taken to Pilgrim Hospital in Boston, Lincolnshire, with chest injuries just before 8pm yesterday after the incident at Old Leake.
Lincolnshire Police said the man had been under-going emergency surgery and was described as being in critical condition.
The force added: "Police are investigating the full circumstances of the incident but early indications suggest it is domestic-related."
Officers have arrested a 28-year-old man in connection with the incident and heis currently at Boston Police Station helping police with inquiries.