Police cordon in place outside house after shooting on Sheffield estate

A police cordon is in place on a Sheffield estate today after a shooting.

Tuesday, 11th May 2021, 12:36 pm

There is also an increased police presence on the Manor estate after the gun attack in the early hours of this morning.

Shots were fired towards a house on Manor Lane at around 12.30am, which caused damage to the property but nobody was injured.

The house is sealed off and under police guard as enquiries are carried out.

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A police cordon is in place on the Manor estate in Sheffield following a shooting (Photo: Dan Hayes)

South Yorkshire Police said: “There is an increased police presence in the Manor area of Sheffield today after a reported firearms discharge in the early hours of this morning.

“At 12.30am, police received reports of shots being fired towards a property in Manor Lane.

“Armed police were immediately deployed to the area and found evidence of a firearms discharge, with damage to the windows of the property. The occupants of the address were all located safe and well nearby.

“A cordon remains in place today as uniformed officers carry out door to door and forensic enquiries.”

Senior investigating officer, DCI Paul Murphy, said: “We hope the presence of our officers provides reassurance to the community today as we progress our inquiry.

“I am asking local residents to work with us on this investigation, and report any information they hold. If you have any concerns or questions, please call us or speak to one of the officers on patrol.”

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote incident 18 of May 11.

Crimestoppers can also be contacted, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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