Police in Doncaster are appealing for information after a boy was seen in alleged possession of an air rifle in Kirk Sandall last Saturday.
The boy is said to have been seen with the firearm at shops on Brecks Lane between 8.15pm and 9pm after a dispute with a group of teenagers.
Witnesses believed the firearm was discharged, but there have been no reports made to the police of any injuries.
A 16-year-old boy who was arrested and charged with possessing a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence has been bailed with conditions by Doncaster Youth Court. Anybody who may have seen a boy with a firearm or witnessed it being discharged should contact DC Kath Coulter on 0114 2202020.