Trial date set for two men charged over shootings on Sheffield estate

Kai Smith, aged 18, of Villiers Close, Arbourthorne, and Bradley Jenkins, 27, of Waverley View, Catcliffe, Rotherham, have appeared at Sheffield Crown Court charged with two counts of attempted murder following gun attacks on the Manor estate.

Friday, 15th January 2021, 1:46 pm
Updated Friday, 15th January 2021, 1:47 pm

On Wednesday, January 6, shots were fired at three people outside a house on Castledale Croft and at a person on nearby Prince of Wales Road an hour later.

Two women, aged 42 and 28, and a 23-year-old man were fired at in the first attack.

The man fled on foot to nearby Prince of Wales Road, where he was shot at again.

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Two men have appeared in court today after being charged over shootings on the Manor estate in Sheffield

He suffered shotgun injuries to his arms and hand and was taken to hospital for treatment along with the 42-year-old woman, who was also injured.

The next hearing is set for March 8, and the trial will take place on August 23.

The Recorder of Sheffield, Judge Jeremy Richardson QC, told the pair they would be remanded in custody until bail applications are made.

Read the latest cases from Sheffield Crown Court here.

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