Third arrest in connection to Arbourthorne shootings

A third man has been arrested in connection to the firearms discharges in Sheffield earlier this week.

By Lloyd Bent
Thursday, 2nd July 2020, 2:27 pm
Updated Thursday, 2nd July 2020, 2:28 pm

On Tuesday 30 June, officers were called to Errington Avenue shortly before 9:45pm following reports of a firearms discharge. At 9:53pm, a call was received reporting that shots had also been fired on Aylward Road.

Last night (1 July) officers arrested a 20-year-old man and a 24 year-old woman on suspicion of attempted murder. They both remain in police custody.

This morning (2 July) officers have arrested a third person, a 22 year-old man from Sheffield on suspicion of attempted murder. He also remains in police custody.

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Shooting Errington Avenue Sheffield.

Chief Inspector Paul Murphy, who is leading the investigation said: “This investigation is moving at a fast pace and I would like to thank our communities for their support.”“We are stronger with our communities and anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting incident number 487 of 1 July 2020.

Shooting Errington Avenue Sheffield.