Man arrested after police officer shot in Leeds


Police have arrested a 37-year-old man in connection with the shooting of an officer earlier this morning (Wednesday).

The man was arrested at 10.10am on Wood Lane in the Headingley area of the city.

Police appealed for information after an officer was injured shortly after 4 am today at Cardigan Road, Hyde Park, Leeds .

Two uniformed officers attended a routine call of a disturbance and were confronted by a man at the address who fired upon them.

One female officer received serious but non life threatening injuries, a male officer, was uninjured. The female officer is currently undergoing treatment in hospital.