Armed police in Sheffield park after shooting

Armed police in Meersbrook Park (Pic: Andy Kershaw, BBC Radio Sheffield)
Armed police in Meersbrook Park (Pic: Andy Kershaw, BBC Radio Sheffield)

Armed police officers are in a Sheffield park this morning after a man was shot in his face.

The 22-year-old man was shot in Meersbrook Park, Meersbrook, at around 6.25pm yesterday.

Armed police in Meersbrook Park this morning (Pic: Andy Kershawm BBC Radio Sheffield)

Armed police in Meersbrook Park this morning (Pic: Andy Kershawm BBC Radio Sheffield)

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South Yorkshire Police said he was shot in his cheek and is in a serious but stable condition in hospital.

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No arrests have yet been made.

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Armed officers with guns in display have been seen patrolling the park this morning.

A woman posting on Facebook, who said the victim was her son, said he was walking to the Cross Scythes pub when he was approached by a man who opened fire after asking for cash and cigarettes.

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.