Gunman at large as victim recovers from shooting in Sheffield street

A gunman who opened fire in a Sheffield street remains at large today.

Thursday, 9th January 2020, 10:51 am
Updated Thursday, 9th January 2020, 3:54 pm

The culprit shot a 28-year-old man on Staniforth Road, Darnall, at around 5pm on Saturday, January 4.

South Yorkshire Police said a gun was fired after two cars pulled up alongside the victim and a number of people got out.

Detectives said there was a ‘confrontation,’ during which a man was shot in his upper body.

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A gunman is at large in Sheffield after a shooting on a city street (Pic: Danny Lawson/PA Wire)

He was taken to hospital and underwent emergency surgery.

No arrests have yet been made over the shooting.

The shooting is being treated as ‘targeted’ attack and is not being linked with any other incidents ‘at this time’.

Police patrols have been stepped up in Darnall in the wake of the shooting.

Witnesses or anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 and quote incident 592 of January 4.