DETECTIVES are appealing for witnesses after shots were fired at a Bradford house in a "targeted" attack in the early hours of the morning.

Police were called this morning to reports of criminal damage to the window of a house on Coleshill Way, Bierley. 

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

A West Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: "Officers attended the address and established the damage was consistent with bullet holes.

"A scene is currently in place whilst a forensic examination in undertaken. Enquiries are ongoing."

Detective Chief Inspector Vanessa Rolfe, who is leading the investigation, said: “We believe that this was a targeted incident and there is not a risk to the wider public. Our enquiries remain ongoing to establish the full circumstances.

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

“Incidents involving firearms are understandably distressing to the local communities and high visibility patrols will be deployed into the area today and the following days to provide support and reassurance to residents.

“I would urge anyone who has any information or witnessed anything in the area to come forward to assist with our enquiries.”

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

Anyone who witnessed the incident, or saw anything suspicious in the area, is urged to contact the police via 101 or via the 101 Live Chat facility on the West Yorkshire Police website quoting crime reference number 13200524964.

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