Detectives issue appeal for help after murder of solicitor shot dead in Sheffield

Detectives investigating the murder of a solicitor shot dead in Sheffield have issued an appeal for help.

Monday, 12th April 2021, 1:41 pm

Khuram Javed, aged 30, was killed in a gun attack on Clough Road, near Bramall Lane, on Saturday, April 10.

He was critically injured in the shooting and pronounced dead at the scene, which was cordoned off and kept under police guard over the weekend while forensic work and enquiries were carried out.

As of last night, no arrests had been made over the fatal shooting.

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A forensic search of the crime scene was carried out after a man was shot dead on Clough Road, near Bramall Lane, Sheffield, last weekend

Detectives investigating the murder of the married dad-of-two want to hear from witnesses and motorists with dashcams who were driving in the area on the night of the shooting.

Detective Chief Inspector Michael Hakin said: “I would urge anyone with information about what happened to come forward. If you think you might have witnessed the incident or if you saw or heard anything suspicious, please speak to us.

“If you were driving in the area at the time, do you think you may have dashcam footage that could support our investigation?

“I am acutely aware that this incident may be distressing to the local community. Please be assured that we have deployed additional resources to the area, and our specialist team continues to carry out enquiries to locate those responsible.

“If you have any concerns, please do speak to our officers out on patrol.

“They are there to help and support you.”

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote incident number 984 of April 10.

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