Sheffield shooting: Everything we know about gun attack at councillor’s house

As detectives piece together the circumstances surrounding a shooting at a Sheffield councillor’s house, here is everything we know so far:

Wednesday, 24th April 2019, 12:50 pm

- Councillor Mohammad Maroof’s home in Edgedale Road, Nether Edge, was shot at in the early hours of this morning.

- Neighbours said they heard a loud bang at around 3am.

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A Sheffield councillor's house was shot at this morning (Pic: Scott Merrylees)

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- The bang is said to have triggered a number of car alarms in the street.

- South Yorkshire Police said a shotgun was used in the attack.

- Bullet holes can be seen in the front door of Coun Maroof’s semi-detached home, where he lives with his family.

- Armed police were deployed to the crime scene after reports of the shooting.

- A search of the area was carried out but those involved have not yet been traced.

- There is an increased police presence in Nether Edge in the wake of the shooting.

- Coun Maroof’s home is cordoned off and under police guard.

- Crime scene investigators were seen at the property earlier today.

- Coun Maroof represents Nether Edge and Sharrow.

- Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote incident number 111 of April 23.