Armed police deployed and crime scene cordoned off after shooting in Sheffield suburb

Armed police were deployed to a Sheffield suburb after a shooting in broad daylight.

Monday, 2nd August 2021, 9:56 am

The alarm was raised at around 10.40am yesterday, when there were reports of shots having been fired in Albert Road, Heeley.

A police examination of the area found evidence of a shooting and an investigation was launched.

No reports of any injuries have yet been received.

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Shots were fired in Heeley Green, Sheffield, over the weekend (Photo: Getty)

South Yorkshire Police said: “Officers attended the scene and found evidence consistent with firearms discharge.

“No injuries have been reported to us.

“An investigation has been launched and enquiries are ongoing to locate those involved.”

An 18-year-old man was shot in Heeley during a brawl involving a number of men.

Violence flared on Queens Road, Heeley, on Thursday, March 18 and the victim suffered gunshot injuries to his leg.

At the time, detectives said it was a ‘targeted’ attack.

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote incident number 370 of August 1

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