Man, 30, shot dead on Bramall Lane, Sheffield

A 30-year-old man has died following a shooting near Bramall Lane on Saturday night.

Sunday, 11th April 2021, 8:44 am
Updated Sunday, 11th April 2021, 8:45 am

South Yorkshire Police said they were called at around 9.40pm to reports of shots fired in Clough Road, Sheffield.

In a statement, the police said: "Police attended the scene and discovered a 30-year-old man with life-threatening injuries consistent with firearms discharge.

"He was very sadly pronounced deceased at the scene."

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A police tent was set up near the murder scene

The police also revealed that a second man, 31, suffered minor injuries consistent with a gunshot wound.

He was taken to hospital via ambulance to receive treatment.

The police have now launched an investigation to find those responsible for the murder.

A massive cordon remains in place around St Mary's Gate as detectives and the forensic science team carry out their enquiries.

Massive police cordon is in place following a fatal shooting of a 30-year-old man

Clough Road, between BP petrol station and the church also remains taped off.

A police tent and a screen were also set up near the murder scene.

Nearby residents said that “gunshots” could be heard from their homes last night.

The police are now calling for witnesses or those with information to come forward to assist with their investigation.

Clough Road remains taped off

Anyone with information is urged to call 101 quoting incident number 984 of 10 April.

Alternatively, you can stay completely anonymous by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers via their website Crimestoppers-uk.org or by calling their UK Contact Centre on 0800 555 111.

Emergency services were called to the scene last night.

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