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Victim critical after Boston Shooting

A 50-year-old man is critically ill in the Pilgrim Hospital in Boston, Lincolnshire, after being shot in the chest. Police say he was taken by a relative to the hospital just before 8pm last night.

Officers say they are investigating the full circumstances of the incident but early indications suggest it is domestic-related. A 28-year-old man has been arrested.


Three more arrests in Huddersfield shooting inquiry

Three more men have been arrested in connection with a shooting on Bradford Road in Huddersfield.

It happened at 3.40pm on Saturday. Four men were left with injuries including gun shot wounds, but none of the injuries are believed to be life-threatening.

The men aged 19, 26 and 31 were arrested last night on suspicion of violent disorder and possession of a firearm. Two other men - aged 29 and 31 - remain in custody. Two others - aged 25 and 26 - have been released on bail pending enquiries.


In pictures: Scene of Huddersfield shooting

Police patrols have been stepped up in the Fartown area of Huddersfield after four people were hurt in a shooting. It happened in broad daylight infront of terrified residents who are being assured it's an isolated incident. Three people have been arrested.

The scene of the shooting in Huddersfield Credit: Calendar
Police at the scene of the Huddersfield shooting Credit: Calendar

Four hurt in Huddersfield shootings

Four people are believed to have suffered gunshot wounds after an incident in the Fartown area of Huddersfield yesterday afternoon. Police were called to reports of a number of shots being fired in Bradford Road at around 3.30pm.

Officers took two injured people to hospital and a further two people were also taken to hospital. It's believed they were injured in the same incident. It's thought none are seriously hurt.

A number of police and neighbourhood officers are patrolling the area and offering assurances to the public. West Yorkshire's Assistant Chief Constable Craig Guildford has urged witnesses to come forward.

Incidents like this are extremely rare in West Yorkshire but when they do happen we always carry out a thorough and detailed investigation. We urge witnesses or anyone with information to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111

– Assistant Chief Constable Craig Guildford
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