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Man Shot Outside Huddersfield Takeaway

Bradford Road, Huddersfield. Picture thanks to Google Street View

The suspect entered the takeaway and demanded money and items from the victim.

Detectives are investigating a shooting in Huddersfield.

The incident happened in the early hours of Monday outside Raja’s takeaway on Bradford Road.

A man in his 20s was taken to Huddersfield Royal Infirmary for medical treatment. His injuries are consistent with gunshot wounds and he remains in hospital at this time in a stable condition.

The suspect entered the takeaway and demanded money and items from the victim. An altercation ensued and what is believed to be a handgun was produced by the suspect and shots were fired.

At this stage, the suspect is believed to be a white male, approximately 5’8” tall, slim build wearing a black mask and dark coloured coat and jeans.

Detective Chief Inspector Jim Griffiths said: “We believe this was a targeted attack, one which caused the victim was serious injuries. He is currently in hospital receiving treatment.

“All firearms incidents are taken incredibly seriously and we are conducting a thorough investigation to establish the circumstances.

“I would like to appeal to anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident and witnessed the incident itself or anyone matching the above description to come forward to the police to assist with our ongoing investigation.”

Anyone with any information or witnessed this incident is asked to contact the police via 101 quoting crime reference number 13180105070 or information can be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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