Sheffield shooting: man charged with attempted murder

A 23-year-old man was seriously injured in a suspected shooting near Smithy Wood Road, in Chapeltown
A 23-year-old man was seriously injured in a suspected shooting near Smithy Wood Road, in Chapeltown
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A man has appeared in court charged with attempted murder following a suspected shooting in Sheffield.

Ricky Mayfield, of Norfolk Park Road, Norfolk Park, appeared at Sheffield Magistrates' Court yesterday (Tuesday, April 25).

The 29-year-old was remanded into custody to appear at Sheffield Crown Court on Tuesday, May 23.

He was arrested after a 23-year-old man suffered serious injuries to his hand, believed to have been caused when a gun was fired on Sunday afternoon (April 23).

The suspected shooting took place in woodland off Smithy Wood Road in Chapeltown, Sheffield, close to the border with Rotherham.

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