South Yorkshire fake gun ‘drive-by shooting’ arrests

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FOUR young people have been arrested after a ‘drive-by shooting’ stunt backfired and led to armed police being deployed on a South Yorkshire estate, writes Russ Newton.

Police say the incident illustrates the danger of playing with replica guns - items people can easily mistake for real ones.

The drama unfolded late on Wednesday night, at about 11.40pm, when police were called to reports of a vehicle pulling up on Sprotbrough Road, Doncaster.


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