Cordon still in place on Sheffield street after police reveal 'loud bang' was ANOTHER shooting

A man has been taken to hospital in a shooting that saw police seal off a Sheffield road overnight.

Officers were alerted to an incident on Cammell Road, Firth Park by paramedics 11.40pm last night (Friday, July 17) after residents reported hearing ‘a loud bang’.

They said that a man had been shot in the leg.

Armed officers were deployed and a cordon was placed at the scene overnight- a police helicopter was also seen circling overhead.

A police cordon at the scene this morning.

A 44-year-old man was later taken to hospital with ‘serious’ injuries.

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It is believed that the offender left the scene in the direction of Lindley Road.

This incident is one of numerous shootings that have taken place in the city over lockdown.

A spokesperson for South Yorkshire Police said: “Enquiries are ongoing.

“Anyone with information is asked to call 101, quoting incident number 1169 of July 17.”

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