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A man accused of shooting an unarmed officer during a routine neighbourhood call is being questioned by police.
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.
The man who called the police to a disturbance in Leeds in the early hours of this morning, has told ITV News that he heard multiple gunshots which "sounded like fireworks".
Kieran Williams said he heard a glass bottle come through the bathroom window before hearing gunshots around an hour later.
A female officer was shot and is said to be in a "poorly but stable" condition in hospital.
A 37-year-old man believed to be James Leslie has been arrested in connection with the shooting.
The female police officer shot today in Leeds is said to be in a "poorly but stable" condition in hospital.
Her injuries are said to be not life-threatening.
The 33-year-old Neigbourhood Response Officer suffered gunshot injuries to her face, neck and right hand when she and a male colleague went to investigate reports of a disturbance in the Hyde Park area of Leeds just after 4am.
Police have confirmed they recovered a firearm after arresting a man in connection with the shooting of a police officer in Leeds.
West Yorkshire Police revealed that information from the public helped them identify and detain the 37-year-old suspect believed to be James Leslie.
"Our active enquiries have led us to identify and detain a man in connection with this serious offence. Officers made an arrest at 10.10am on Wood Lane, Leeds, and I can confirm that we have recovered a firearm," Assistant Chief Constable Geoff Dodd said.
"This followed information provided to us by a member of the public that a man fitting the description had been seen nearby. An arrest was made quickly and any potential risk to the public has been removed."
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.
Police in Leeds have arrested a 37-year-old man in connection with the shooting of a female police officer earlier this morning.
The man was arrested at 10.10am on Wood Lane in the Headingley area of the city.
The man who called the police to the disturbance in Leeds early this morning which resulted in a female police officer being shot has told ITV News Calendar that it sounded like fireworks going off when the gunman opened fire on the two officers.
The shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper has tweeted that her thoughts are with the female police officer who was wounded by a gunman in Leeds: