Khurm Javed murder: Police issue statement after two people arrested over Sheffield shooting

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Detectives are continuing to investigate the murder of a Sheffield solicitor shot dead in the city, with two men arrested over the killing.

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

A second man, 31, suffered injuries to his foot in the shooting and is now recovering after being discharged from hospital.

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Two men, 21 and 23, arrested on suspicion of murder yesterday remained in police custody last night as detectives continued to piece together the circumstances surrounding the fatal shooting.

Khurm Javed was shot dead in SheffieldKhurm Javed was shot dead in Sheffield
Khurm Javed was shot dead in Sheffield

Mr Javed was a married dad-of-two, who worked as a solicitor on London Road.

Detective Chief Inspector Michael Hakin, leading the police probe, said: “Our investigation is continuing at pace and my team and I remain keen to hear from anyone who witnessed this incident to come forward.

“It’s believed a confrontation between two parties took place, prior to the fatal shot being fired.

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“I am urging anyone who witnessed this, or knows what happened, to speak to us. If you hold dashcam footage and were driving through the area at the time, please check your camera as you may have captured something important.

“Our uniformed officers remain in the area and will do so over the coming days. They are there for your reassurance and for you to speak to if you have any questions or information.”Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote incident number 984 of April 10.

Crimestoppers can also be contacted, anonymously, on 0800 555111.

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