Man killed in double shooting

A 21-year-old man who was killed in a double shooting in Leeds yesterday afternooon was a Polish national, police said have said. A second man is in a stable condition in hospital.

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Neighbours: Shooting victims were brothers

Neighbours of the two men who were shot in Leeds say the pair were brothers of Polish origin.

Neighbours of the two men who were shot in Leeds say the pair were brothers of Polish or Credit: ITV Calendar

Evidence of the fatal gun attack could be seen in the window of the pair's rented house in the Wortley area of the city.

One victim, a 21-year-old, was killed in the attack while the other man is in a stable condition after suffering injuries to his lower body caused by gun shot wounds.


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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

Police: Double shooting was a 'targeted' attack

Detectives said a 31-year-old man is being treated for serious wounds to his lower body after a double shooting in Leeds.

At this time our investigations are at a very early stage and forensic examinations are taking place at the scene.

We believe that the shots were fired inside the property, however inquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances.

The nature of this incident suggests it was a targeted and isolated attack and a team of detectives are currently working hard to quickly identify those responsible for this serious crime.

– Detective Superintendent Simon Beldon, of West Yorkshire Police

The incident took place on Blue Hill Crescent in the Wortley area of west Leeds.

Double shooting leaves one man dead

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

The scene of the murder is cordoned off by police Credit: ITV Calendar

They were both taken to hospital but one of the victims, 21, was pronounced dead a short time later.

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