VIDEO: Neighbours say shots were fired in Westwoodside

Armed police descended on Westwoodside following reports of a shooting in the village.

Tuesday, 7th July 2015, 7:40 pm
Armed police on The Cove, Westwoodside were there are reports of an armed person on the loose. Picture: Andrew Roe

Upperthorpe Road and Cove Road were closed by police following the incident this afternoon (Tuesday July 7.)

One resident who did not want to be named said: “I heard gun shots and knew it was something serious, then I heard the police arrive and saw the armed officers.”

An air ambulance was also seen arriving by residents with unconfirmed reports that a man had been seriously injured.

Armed police on The Cove, Westwoodside were there are reports of an armed person on the loose. Picture: Andrew Roe

A police spokesman said: “Humberside Police are in attendance in Westwoodside, Doncaster, following reports of a road traffic collision and a potential firearms incident.

“Resources have been deployed to the scene, including armed response vehicles and the police helicopter.

“Enquiries are ongoing at this time.”