For the year ending March 2020, there were 111 firearm discharges recorded by South Yorkshire Police

Gun crime in Sheffield: the police investigations launched this year after shootings in city

There have been a number of shootings across Sheffield this year, including one in which a young father-of-three was tragically shot dead.

Tuesday, 19th October 2021, 6:34 am

The gun crime statistics for this year have yet to be published by the Office for National Statistics, but the latest figures show that in the year ending March 2020, there were 111 firearm discharges recorded by South Yorkshire Police.

That’s significantly more than in Humberside and North Yorkshire combined but less than half the 223 such offences recorded in West Yorkshire during the same period and lower too than the 180 in Greater Manchester.

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These are some of the shootings which police in Sheffield have investigated so far this year.

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