Second man charged with conspiracy to commit murder after Liversedge shooting

A second man has been charged with conspiracy to commit murder after a shooting in Liversedge.

Wednesday, 13th November 2019, 9:43 am

30-year-old Khamier Masood from Dewsbury is due to appear at Leeds Magistrates Court today.

Umar Ditta, 32, from Wakefield, was charged with conspiracy to commit murder on Monday, November 11.

He was due to appear in court on Tuesday, November 12.

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Police at the scene of the shooting in Liversedge.

Two men were taken to hospital following the shooting at around 7.10pm on Huddersfield Road on November 4.

The road was closed at its junction with Lumb Lane as police investigated, while extra officers have been deployed to the area to reassure the community.

Officers at the time said a 27-year-old man and a 22-year-old man received gun-shot wounds, and were taken to hospital for treatment for serious injuries.

West Yorkshire Police's major enquiry team are continuing to investigate, and enquiries are ongoing.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact police on 101, quoting Operation Filtergate.