A man was injured after shots were fired in Paddock.

Armed response officers were called to the Paddock Head area after shots were fired at a Toyota Yaris car .

A man in his 30s was injured during the incident and taken by ambulance to Huddersfield Royal Infirmary .

Police said his condition is “non-life threatening”.

Two men have since been arrested following the incident at 10.15pm on Sunday night.

And this morning, police had a cordon around several shops in Church Street, Paddock .

Neighbours were awoken by officers carrying out door-to-door inquiries shortly after midnight.

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One man, who did not want to be named, said: “I didn’t hear anything of the incident. The first I knew was the police knocking on the door saying there had been a disturbance.

“I wasn’t surprised.”

Church Street butcher Ian Sharland said: “I tried to get to the shop at  5.40am yesterday but  it was cordoned off at first, then they let me in.

“All I know is man’s been shot but he is going to survive.

“People have been quite shocked  by it.”

Asked if the area is a trouble hotspot he added: “It’s just the drug issues that’s a problem.”

Det Insp Mark Truelove, of Huddersfield CID said: “Armed response officers were dispatched to Church Street Paddock at 10.15pm on Sunday.

A member of the public reported shots being fired .

“Two men have been arrested and are in police custody.

“A man in his 30s is currently in Huddersfield Royal Infirmary .

“Enquires are ongoing.”

The investigation has since been handed over to West Yorkshire Police Homicide and Major Enquiry Team (HMET) and is being led by Senior Investigating Officer Jon Morgan.

A police spokesman for Mr Morgan said: “Officers attended at the scene and it was confirmed that damage, consistent with a firearms discharge, had been caused to a Toyota Yaris vehicle.

“Prior to police attendance, a man in his 30s had already been taken to Huddersfield Royal Infirmary where he is receiving treatment for non-life threatening injuries.

“Two men have been arrested in connection with this incident and are currently in custody.”

The incident was the latest in a series of armed crimes in Huddersfield.

There have been at least four other shootings in the town in the last six months.

Four people were hurt in Fartown in June and one man in Crosland Moor in July.

A man was found with serious gunshot wounds in Thongsbridge in September and later that month, three people were injured by a shotgun fired at them in Lockwood .

Ring 101 or Crimestoppers 0800555111.