Shots fired at car outside McDonald’s in U.K.

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Police in Hull, U.K., are searching for suspects after shots were fired outside a McDonald’s restaurant Saturday morning.


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According to the BBC, a blue Volkswagen Golf containing two people was fired at, resulting in the car’s windows being blown out by the shots. The two people in the vehicle were not injured during the incident and are cooperating with police.

A video showing armed police approaching the blue VW was posted on Twitter shortly after authorities arrived at the scene.

The suspects fled the scene in a grey Volkswagen Golf. A manhunt is currently underway for the suspects responsible.

Police issued the following statement:

A 999 calls was made at 11.35am today (Saturday January 2, 2016), by a member of the public reporting a number shots being fired in the car park of McDonalds Restaurant, St. Andrews Quay, Hull.

A blue Volkswagen Golf car which had two people inside the vehicle were fired at, resulting in the vehicles windows being blown out by the shots.

The suspects, who were travelling in a grey Volkswagen Golf made off from the scene, passing the Asda Supermarket on Hessle Road, travelling in the direction of Gypseyville.

A member of the public is receiving treatment at the scene for shock and the passengers in the blue Volkswagen car were unhurt and are currently assisting police with their enquiries.

An outer cordon has been put in place around the scene of the firearms incident and firearms trained officers, the police helicopter, specialist police dogs and many other supporting departments of the police are in attendance, tracking down the offenders.