VIDEO: Neighbours say shots were fired in Westwoodside

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

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

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

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

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.

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.”

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