BREAKING: Gunmen on the run after shooting in Sheffield street

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Gunmen who opened fire and shot another man in his chest in a Sheffield street are on the run this morning.

South Yorkshire Police confirmed this morning that the men responsible for the gun attack in Butterthwaite Road, Shiregeen, last night have not yet been tracked down.

Their victim - a 25-year-old man - was rushed to hospital with gunshot wounds and is in a stable condition today.

A South Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: "A report was received at around 7.35pm last night that a man had been shot on Butterthwaite Road in the Shiregreen area of Sheffield.

"Emergency services attended and a 25-year-old man was taken to hospital with suspected gun-shot injuries.

"His condition this morning is described as stable.

"A search was conducted in the area for the offenders and the investigation continued throughout the night, with detectives following up lines of enquiry today.

"No arrests have yet been made."

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.

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