UPDATED: Man named in fatal Leeds shooting

The victim of a fatal shooting in Leeds has been named by police

Shuel Ali Hussain was shot in Pasture Road, Harehills, on Monday night.

Police vans

Police vans

Police were contacted just after 9pm by the ambulance service after the 33-year-old staggered into a shop in Markham Avenue with serious injuries.

He was taken to Leeds General Infirmary by ambulance where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

A forensic post mortem held yesterday (Tuesday) showed that Mr Hussain, from Harehills, died as a result of a single gunshot wound to the abdomen.

Three males, aged 17, 19 and 20, who were arrested yesterday on suspicion of murder remain in custody as do two males, aged 15 and 16, who were arrested on suspicion of perverting the course of justice.

Shuel Ali Hussain

Shuel Ali Hussain

Detective Chief Inspector Steve Snow, of West Yorkshire Police Homicide and Major Enquiry Team, said: “I have visited Mr Hussain’s family today and they are understandably devastated at losing him in such sudden and violent circumstances.

“The investigation remains ongoing and we are continuing to search a number of addresses in Harehills and examine a number of scenes in the area of the incident.

“Mr Hussain was shot in his silver Vauxhall Astra, which was parked in Pasture Road near to the junction with Back Airlie Avenue, and then managed to make his way to the Faizan Khan Supermarket in Markham Avenue from where the emergency services were contacted at about 9pm.

“I would still like hear from anyone who witnessed any part of the incident in those locations or the circumstances leading up to it. I would also like to hear from anyone who has any information that could assist the investigation.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Homicide and Major Enquiry Team via 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.