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Man, 23, arrested after Broomhall shooting and stabbing in Sheffield as victim refuses to cooperate with police

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A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the Broomhall shooting in Sheffield.

The incident took place in the early hours of this morning (23 October) with emergency services called to Exeter Drive at 3.20am.

Multiple reports came in from concerned residents who all heard shots being fired.

Follow our live coverage of the stabbing and shooting in Broomhall here

South Yorkshire Police said that a 23-year-old man was taken to hospital with stab wounds and injuries consistent with a firearms discharge.

However he has since been discharged and is not co-operating with police.

The man arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life remains in police custody.



The current scene
The current scene

An investigation is underway after a man was injured in a shooting in Broomhall, Sheffield in the early hours of this morning (23 October).

A large police presence still remains on the scene with cordons covering a large area including Exeter Drive and Place.

Forensics investigators are on the scene too.

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According to South Yorkshire Police, officers are continuing to carry out enquiries and build up a full picture of the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Chief Inspector Gareth Thomas said: “I can understand how concerning an incident like this will be to members of the public. Enquiries are ongoing but at this time we believe this to be a targeted attack.



Police are still there
Police are still there

“A large cordon will remain in place today as our investigation continues and there will be increased, high visibility patrols in the area. Our officers are there for your reassurance and to make sure you feel safe – please do not hesitate to speak to them if you have any concerns.”

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting incident number 147 of 23 October.

Alternatively, you can stay completely anonymous by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers via their website Crimestoppers-uk.org or by calling their UK Contact Centre on 0800 555 111.

To get the latest email updates from Yorkshire Live, click here .

Written by: Rother Radio News


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