Gun fired at house in Ovenden, Halifax

Police Incident on Hopkinson Street, Ovenden
Police Incident on Hopkinson Street, Ovenden

Police are at the scene of a shooting in Ovenden.

Officers were called to Hopkinson Street at 5.47pm last night (Thursday) to reports of a gun being fired. Specially trained officers attended and an area search was made.

Detective Inspector Shaun Bartram of West Yorkshire Police’s Protective Services said: “This is an isolated incident and, fortunately, nobody has been hurt. However, I understand that the discharge of a firearm is concerning for members of the local community. I would like to reassure them that we are conducting a thorough investigation into this incident and every effort is being made to identify the person responsible.”

Anyone with information about this incident can call 101 and ask that the information be forwarded onto DI Bartram.