Murder Investigation Launched: Ripon Avenue, Fartown, Huddersfield

Police have launched a murder investigation in Huddersfield after a man died last night (19 December.)

Officers were called to Ripon Avenue, Fartown at 21.09 to reports a man had been injured in a shooting.

A 26 year old man was taken to hospital but died a short while later.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in Police custody at this time.

A number of roads are closed in the area whilst Police carry out extensive enquiries.

Neighbourhood Policing patrols have been stepped up in the area.

Anyone with any information or who witnesses anything suspicious last night in the Fartown area is asked to contact the Homicide and Major Enquiry Team via 101 or use the contact us options at quoting crime reference 13200634445

Information can also be given anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111