Shot policewoman sustained a 'very serious injury'

Officers at the scene of a shooting in Leeds where a policewoman was injured Credit: PA Wire

A female police officer has sustained a "very serious injury" after being shot in Leeds, police have confirmed.

A 37-year-old man has been arrested after two officers were fired at after attending to reports of a disturbance at an address in Leeds at around 4am this morning.

The male officer escaped unharmed.

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PC shooting suspect questioned

Police are questioning a man over the shooting of an unarmed officer during a neighbourhood call. The 33-year-old officer is believed to have been blasted with a shotgun as she and a colleague called at a house in Leeds shortly after 4am yesterday.