Police investigation after man shot in Leicester street

A man has been taken to hospital with leg injuries after he was shot in a Leicester street.

Officers were called after reports of shots being fired on Yeoman Street in the early hours of Thursday morning.

The injured man was taken to hospital where he was treated for minor injuries and later released.

The area was cordoned off to allow a forensic examination to take place. No arrests have been made, a Leicestershire Police spokesman said.

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