Leeds & West Yorkshire

Murder arrests after 'armed raider' killed in Seacroft

Police at the scene
Image caption Armed police were called just after 16:30 GMT on Monday

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murdering a man who was allegedly trying to break into a house armed with a gun on New Year's Day.

The 50-year-old was found with head injuries at an address on Rosgill Drive in Seacroft, Leeds, just after 16:30 GMT and pronounced dead at the scene.

A gun was recovered but is not thought to have been fired, West Yorkshire Police said.

Two men, aged 19 and 27, are being questioned.

Police said they were not yet in a position to name the man and a post-mortem examination was due to be carried out.

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