Five arrested in connection with a shooting in Keighley

Detectives are appealing for witnesses following a firearms discharge in Keighley on Tuesday.

Two men aged 26 and 30 and a woman, aged 57, were arrested yesterday (11 November) after police were called to Westfell Road at around 10am to reports of shots being fired at a car.

The suspects fled the scene in a car, which was later recovered by police, there were no reported injuries.

Detectives have arrested two further people overnight connected to the incident and enquiries remain ongoing.

Detective Chief Inspector Fiona Gaffney, leading the investigation, said: “Officers quickly arrested three people in connection with this incident, who remain in police custody at this time.

“Incidents such as this cause understandable concern and distress to the local community; we do believe this was a targeted incident.

“High visibility patrols have been deployed to the area to provide reassurance to local residents and community.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident, or has any further information is asked to contact the police via 101 quoting crime reference number 13200565157.

Information can also be passed to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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