Trio arrested over shooting in Sheffield released as enquiries continue

Three people including a 17-year-old boy arrested in connection with an investigation into a shooting in Sheffield have been released pending further enquiries.

Sunday, 22nd August 2021, 6:14 pm
Updated Sunday, 22nd August 2021, 6:14 pm

Officers were called at 9.30pm following reports of shots being fired on Samuel Road, Arbourthorne on Friday, August 20.

Armed response officers were deployed to the scene and a short time later discovered a 44-year-old man with injuries on East Bank Road.

He was taken to hospital where he received medical treatment for a leg injury consistent with a firearms discharge. He has since been discharged.

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Officers were called at 9.30pm following reports of shots being fired on Samuel Road, Arbourthorne on Friday, August 20.

Two men, aged 18 and 44, and a 17-year-old boy were arrested on suspicion of firearms offences and wounding.

A police spokesperson on Sunday (August 22) said that the 18-year-old and the 44-year-old men have been released on bail.

Meanwhile, the 17-year-old has been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting incident number 990 of 20 August.

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