Raheem Wilks Shooting

The 19-year-old was shot in Leeds.

Update Saturday 4th February pm

Detectives investigating the fatal shooting of 19-year-old Raheem Wilks in Leeds - have made 4 more arrests.

4 men were held yesterday.

A 31-year-old woman who was being held has been bailed.

A second man's appeared in court this morning charged with murder - and been remanded in custody.

Update Saturday 4th February am

A 23-year-old man's due in court today charged with the murder of a 19 year old in Leeds.

Raheem Wilks was shot last week in Harehills.

A 31 year old woman arrested in Castleford is being questioned in connection - and three other people have been bailed.

Update Friday 3rd February

A woman from Castleford's been arrested by police investigating the murder of Raheem Wilks in Leeds.

The 31-year-old woman was arrested from an address in Castleford yesterday on suspicion of conspiracy to murder as part of the ongoing investigation into the murder of 19-year-old Raheem Wilks who died in hospital after being shot outside a barber's shop in Gathorne Terrace, Harehills, on Thursday, January 26th.

A 23-year-old man who was arrested yesterday on suspicion of murder remains in custody, as does a 19-year-old woman who was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender. She has since also been arrested for conspiracy to murder.

Detectives are continuing to appeal for information from the local community about the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Homicide and Major Enquiry Team via 101 for the attention of Operation Peabourne or call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


Update Thursday 2nd February

Two more arrests have been made by detectives investigating the murder of 19 year old Raheem Wilks in Leeds.

He was shot dead outside a barbers shop a week ago.

A 23 year old man is being questioned on suspicion of murder while a 19 year old woman is being questioned on suspicion of assisting an offender.

A 21 year old man from Chapeltown has been charged with murder.

Two people remain on bail.

Update Tuesday 31st January

A man's appeared in court and been remanded into custody - charged with the murder of a 19-year-old in Leeds.

Raheem Wilks died after a shooting outside a barber's shop in Harehills last week.

Two other people questioned in connection with the death have been bailed.

Update Saturday 28th January

Police investigating a fatal shooting in Leeds have arrested two more people on suspicion of murder.

A 19-year-old man was found seriously injured outside a barber's shop, in Gathorne Terrace in Harehills on Thursday.

He died in hospital.

A 21 year old man and 20 year old woman have been arrested.

A 49-year-old man is still being held.

Friday 27th January

At 1.20pm yesterday, Thursday 26th January, police received a report of a man having been shot at a barber's shop in Gathorne Terrace, Chapeltown.

Police and ambulance staff attended the scene and found the man seriously injured.

The 19-year-old was taken to hospital where he died. 

A scene was established around the shop and forensic investigations are ongoing.

A 49-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in custody.

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