BREAKING: Man shot in the chest on Sheffield street

A man has been shot in the chest on a Sheffield street this afternoon.

Saturday, 18th February 2017, 2:53 pm
Updated Wednesday, 1st March 2017, 8:18 am
Police at the scene of the shooting in Upperthorpe, Sheffield (PA/Dave Higgens)

The 23-year-old was reportedly in a black Mercedes when the shooting happened at around 1.35pm on Daniel Hill Terrace, in Upperthorpe.

He has been taken to hospital.

The road has been cordoned off following the shooting (PA/Dave Higgens)

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Police said: "At around 1.35pm this afternoon (Saturday 18 February), police received reports that a man had been shot outside of a property on Daniel Hill Terrace, Sheffield.

"A 23-year-old man is now at Northern General hospital with a suspected gunshot wound to his chest."

Police are currently investigating the incident and anyone with information is urged to contact them on 101 quoting incident number 571 of 18 February.

More as we get it.

The road has been cordoned off following the shooting (PA/Dave Higgens)