Halifax shooting investigation launched after gun shots fired at parked car

Reports of a shooting in Halifax
Reports of a shooting in Halifax

Detectives in Calderdale are investigating reports of a shooting in Halifax just before midnight on Monday.

Officers were called at 11.59pm to Gibbet Street to a report a firearm had been discharged at a parked car.

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A short time later, a white Jeep-style car believed to be involved in the offence was found burnt out nearby.

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No one was injured.

Enquiries are ongoing to trace those involved.

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Detective Chief Inspector Heather Whoriskey said: “I would appeal for anyone with information or anyone who witnessed any suspicious behaviour to contact police.

“I would also like to hear from anyone who saw a white Jeep-style vehicle driving in the area or anyone who may have been driving in the area and has dash-cam footage.

“Our enquiries remain ongoing at the scene.”

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Anyone with information is asked to contact police no 101, quoting crime reference 13190257386. Information can also be passed anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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