Detectives name 20-year-old victim who died from 'multiple gunshot wounds' in Sheffield murder

A 20-year-old man who died following a shooting in Sheffield has today been named by detectives investigating his death.

Tuesday, 17th November 2020, 6:57 pm

Remey Saleh was taken to hospital after being seriously injured in Burngreave at around 1am yesterday morning (Monday, November 16).

The 20-year-old had allegedly been shot inside a property on Grimesthorpe Road South.

Today, he has been formally identified as his family are supported by specially trained officers.

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A man who died following a shooting in Burngreave has today been named as Ramey Salem.

A post-mortem examination revealed that he died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds.

DCI Mark Oughton, the officer leading the investigation, said: “I’d like to reassure local people that we are working around the clock to bring those responsible to justice.

"While we are in the early stages of the investigation, we believe this to be an isolated incident with no risk to the wider community.

“I would urge anyone who has any information that could help the investigation to contact us, or if you are uncomfortable speaking to the police directly you can call Crimestoppers completely anonymously.”

You can provide information directly to the investigation team via the Major Incident Public Portal here:

You can also call South Yorkshire Police with information on 101, quoting incident number 42 of 16 November 16.

Alternatively you can give information for free and anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers via their website – – or by calling 0800 555 111.

In what has been a few dark days for Sheffield, the shocking incident came just a little under 24 hours after a 28-year-old man died in a suspected murder at a block of flats in Highfield. The probe into his death is also ongoing.

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