A man is in hospital with serious injuries after he was attacked outside a Sheffield pub.
Police said the 43-year-old was attacked on Cowper Avenue, Fox Hill, at around 11.50pm yesterday.
The victim is receiving treatment in the Northern General Hospital.
A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “It is believed this was a targeted attack.”
Cowper Avenue is closed this morning while police examine the scene and establish the circumstances surrounding the attack.
Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.