‘Gentle and loving father’: Fundraiser launched for dad-of-two shot dead in Sheffield
Thousands of pounds have been donated in memory of a ‘gentle and loving’ dad shot dead in Sheffield at the weekend.
Khuram Javed, aged 30, was gunned down in Clough Road, near Bramall Lane, at around 9.40pm on Saturday, April 10 and pronounced dead at the scene – triggering a murder probe.
A second man, aged 31, was also shot in the gun attack but escaped with minor injuries.
As of last night, no arrests had been made over the shooting.
Khuram was a solicitor who worked for a London Road law firm.
The married man was also a father-of-two, whom his young children are said to have 'doted on'.
Thousands of pounds have been donated in his memory via the Go Fund Me crowdfunding site, with the cash to be used to fund charitable work as a lasting tribute to Khuram.
Raheel Nasir, who set up the fundraising appeal, described the devastation and heartache caused by the shooting.
He said: “The entire community is in shock and distraught at the brutal events that occurred on Saturday evening.
“A mother has lost her most loved child, a father has lost his backbone, a wife has lost her soulmate, a sister has lost her childhood friend, a brother has lost his confidante, a niece and nephew have lost their fatherly figure, a friend has lost his most loyal support and above all, a son and daughter have lost their most loving and gentle father that they doted on.
“Khuram was a much loved member of our family and community - one whom everyone has spoken about so highly.
“He was a determined and bright young man with his whole life ahead of him.
“In his short time on this world, he has left a huge impact on those around him for his kindness and generosity. He has left a non replaceable void in the hearts and lives of all those he loved.
“Gone but never forgotten.”
Anyone with information about the shooting should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote incident 984 of April 10.
Crimestoppers can also be contacted on 0800 555111.