Man charged with murder after Sheffield teen shot dead

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A MAN has been charged with the murder of a Sheffield student gunned down in a city suburb.

Abdi Mohammed Omar, aged 24, of Lopham Street, Burngreave, is due to appear at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court this morning accused of killing 18-year-old Deeq Ali, of Catherine Road, Burngreave.

The Sheffield Hallam University graduate was shot dead at the end of a family party at the Spital Hill Plaza, Spital Hill, Burngreave, in the early hours of Sunday.

Two other men arrested in connection with the incident have been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

Police cordoned off the crime scene and part of Spital Hill in the immediate aftermath of the shooting to allow a full forensic sweep of the area.

The road was re-opened last night.

Anyone who was in the Spital Hill Plaza or in the Spital Hill area between 8pm Saturday and 3am on Sunday should call South Yorkshire Police on 0114 2202020 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.