Gun shots fired at Burnley house in 'targeted attack'

Police were at the scene of the serious incident yesterday evening
Police were at the scene of the serious incident yesterday evening
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Police are treating a shooting in Colne Road yesterday evening as a targeted attack.

Police were called shortly after 9pm to reports shots had been fired at a property on Colne Road in the town. Thankfully no-one was injured, but damage was caused to a car and a window of the house.

Investigations are ongoing and detectives are appealing for witnesses.

Chief Insp. Ian Cooper, of East Police, said: “We’re in the very early stages of an investigation and I would appeal to anyone who saw or heard anything or who has information which could assist to get in touch. It is only by good fortune that no-one was seriously hurt or even killed in this incident and we will do all we can to find those responsible. I would reassure people that this incident was not directed at the general public and appears to be a targeted attack.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log 1411 of October 13th or independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.