Armed police at Meersbrook Park in Sheffield following unconfirmed reports of a shooting

Armed police are at Meersbrook Park in Sheffield this evening following unconfirmed reports of a shooting.

Thursday, 26th April 2018, 8:06 pm
Updated Thursday, 26th April 2018, 8:36 pm
Armed police are reportedly present at Meersbrook Park in Sheffield

Photos circulating on social media show a heavy police presence at the southern end of the park, near the Bishops' House entrance off Lees Hall Avenue.

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There are reports that a young man has been injured in a shooting, but these have yet to be confirmed by police.

Officers are understood to have been at the scene since around 7pm this evening.

The Star has contacted South Yorkshire Police and will attempt to bring you more details as we get them.