Leeds & West Yorkshire

Man charged with shooting murder in Chapeltown

A 23-year-old man has been charged with murder after the death of a man who was shot in the face in Chapeltown, Leeds.

Gavin Clarke, 34, had been under armed guard in hospital with serious facial injuries but died on Friday. He had been shot on Monday, 8 August.

The 23-year-old will appear at Leeds Magistrates' Court on Tuesday.

Three men , aged 27, 31 and 38, and a woman, aged 22, have been charged with assisting an offender. They will appear at the city's magistrates on Tuesday.

A 28-year-old man, from Leeds, are still being questioned on suspicion of assisting an offender.

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