Police question man over unarmed officer shooting

A man accused of shooting an unarmed officer during a routine neighbourhood call is being questioned by police.

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

The 33-year-old officer is believed to have been blasted with a shotgun as she and a male colleague called at a house in the Hyde Park area of Leeds shortly after 4am yesterday.

She received serious injuries to her head, neck and right hand and is in a stable condition in a Leeds hospital.

Following a six-hour manhunt suspect James Leslie, 37, was arrested near a primary school about a mile from the scene of the shooting.

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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.