Police make fourth arrest after Sheffield shooting

Police have arrested a fourth person in connection with a shooting in Sheffield.

Tuesday, 21st January 2020, 6:25 pm
Updated Thursday, 23rd January 2020, 4:02 pm

Detectives investigating a firearms discharge in Meersbrook on Friday 10 January arrested a 42-year-old woman on Monday (20 January) on suspicion of conspiracy to murder and possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life. She has since been released on bail.

It is not known if she is the same 42-year-old woman arrested on the same day in connection with the shooting of a 12-year-old boy in Arbourthorne.

Her arrest brings the total number of arrests linked to this incident to four as enquiries continue.

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An investigation is under way into a shooting in Meersbrook, Sheffield

Officers were called to Northcote Avenue in Meersbrook at 10.55pm on Friday 10 January, where they found evidence of a firearms discharge at the scene. No injuries were reported.

Two men, aged 28 and 31, arrested last week were released due to insufficient evidence, while a 30-year-old man was released on bail.