Suspect charged over Sheffield shootings in which man was injured and dog later died

A man has been charged in connection with two shootings in Sheffield – one which left another man injured and one which led to the death of a dog.

Friday, 25th September 2020, 12:24 pm

Awias Ahmed, aged 20, of Empire Road, Nether Edge, Sheffield, was arrested this month as part of investigations into shootings in the city in July and August.

In the first incident, on July 24, officers were called to Abbeydale Road to reports of shots being fired and discovered an injured dog which later had to be put down as a result of the injuries sustained.

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Ahmed is due to appear at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court today after being charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition.

Anyone with information about gun crime in Sheffield should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.

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