Police open yet another shooting investigation after weekend of gun violence in Sheffield

An investigation has been launched into another shooting in South Yorkshire – at least the ninth in nine days.

Tuesday, 14th January 2020, 10:51 am
Updated Thursday, 16th January 2020, 3:13 pm

South Yorkshire Police confirmed today that a gun was fired towards a house in Spalton Road, Parkgate, at 1am yesterday.

The force said no injuries were reported.

Two men, aged 28 and 30, both from the Rotherham area, were arrested by officers a short time later and remain in police custody this morning.

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Shootings in South Yorkshire

Details of nine shootings have been released by South Yorkshire Police since January 4.

The day before the Parkgate incident, a 12-year-old boy was shot in his leg when a gun was fired from a car on Errington Road, Arbourthorne, Sheffield, at around 3.45pm.

He was an innocent bystander caught up in a feud between two rival gangs.

Anyone with information on any shootings should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

Spalton Road, Parkgate, Rotherham