Two men have been injured from gunshot wounds in a house in the Newfoundpool area of the city.
Police were deployed to the property on Stephenson Drive, off Fosse Road North, in the early hours of this morning.
They responded to an emergency call received shortly after 2am, reporting gunshots and loud banging noises coming from the property.
In the interest of police and public safety, armed officers were also in attendance.
On arrival, officers found two men inside the property with gunshot wounds.
Both men were taken to hospital for treatment. Their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
Police remain at the scene while enquiries continue and a cordon is in place in Stephenson Drive.
Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident to come forward with information. Officers would also like to hear from anyone who may have CCTV footage in relation to the incident.
If you think you can help police with their enquires please call them on 101, quoting incident 36 of 11 July.