Third arrest made over shooting of innocent boy 12, in Sheffield
A third arrest has been made over the shooting of an innocent 12-year-old boy in Sheffield.
Detectives have revealed that a 30-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder yesterday – taking the number of arrests over the shooting in Arbourthorne last Sunday to three.
The suspect is also being held on suspicion of possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life.
A 25-year-old man arrested for the same offences on Wednesday remains in police custody.
A 30-year-old man arrested on Tuesday was released on bailed earlier this week after questioning.
Detectives launched an investigation after a 12-year-old boy was injured in a drive-by shooting on Northern Avenue, Arbourthorne.
Police believe he was an innocent bystander caught up in a feud between two rival organised crime gangs.
There have been a number of shootings in and around Arbourthorne over recent months.
The injured boy has undergone surgery and remains in hospital in a stable condition.