Armed police swoop on home as two men arrested over Sheffield shootings

Police investigating a stint of shootings in Sheffield have arrested two suspects.

By Sophie Wills
Sunday, 10th May 2020, 11:16 am
Updated Sunday, 10th May 2020, 11:16 am

‘Extensive enquiries’ are being carried out as detectives piece together the circumstances surrounding the shootings in Nether Edge and Machon Bank on Friday evening (May 8).

Yesterday (May 9) at around 2pm, armed officers raided a house in Broom Valley Road, Rotherham.

Two men, aged 20 and 23, were arrested for firearm and drug related offences. They remain in police custody after Khabarwala shared footage of the arrest online.

Arrest in Rotherham: Credit - Khabarwala

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “Dedicated patrols in the area are continuing today and for the rest of the week, as our officers work tirelessly to disrupt organised criminals operating in the city, and to ensure the local community feels safe at this time.”

The incidents formed part of four shootings in the city within just 24 hours after two other shootings were reported in Burngreave and Sharrow during the early hours of Friday.

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The scene on Machon Bank after the shooting.

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