Gunshots fired outside Derbyshire pub

The Fox House Inn.
The Fox House Inn.

Police are investigating after gunshots were fired outside a pub in the Peak District National Park.

The incident happened outside the Fox House Inn on Hathersage Road, Longshaw, at about 12.45pm on Sunday.

A number of police cars were sent to the area after the shots were fired and nobody was injured.

Detective Inspector Richard Partridge, of South Yorkshire Police, said: “I fully understand an incident like this will cause some distress but I want to offer reassurance that a full investigation is now underway and officers remain in the area providing a high-visibility presence and carrying out enquiries.

“Thankfully, nobody was injured and we do believe a number of people may have witnessed the incident.

“I would urge them to come forward and contact police so we can identify those involved.

“If you were in the area at the time and saw what happened, please call 101 quoting incident number 508 of May 1, 2016.”