Police believe man shot in Barnsley street was 'targeted' by gunman

A man shot in a Barnsley street was ‘targeted’ by a gunman, police believe.

Thursday, 20th June 2019, 11:11 am
Updated Thursday, 20th June 2019, 4:55 pm

The 69-year-old was shot in his arm in Westfield Crescent, Thurnscoe, at 10.15pm yesterday.

He was taken to hospital in a serious but stable condition.

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Police believe a man shot in a Barnsley street was targeted
Police believe a man shot in a Barnsley street was targeted

A 32-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and is in police custody this morning.

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Call South Yorkshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.

Quote incident 989 of June 19.