Two houses searched as probe into shooting of 12-year-old boy in Sheffield continues

Two search warrants have been executed in Sheffield this morning as detectives continue their enquiries into the shooting of a 12-year-old boy last month.

By Darren Burke
Wednesday, 5th February 2020, 8:52 pm
Updated Wednesday, 5th February 2020, 8:53 pm

The warrants were executed in the Abney Road area of Wybourn and Wragg Road area of Heeley this morning.

No arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing.

Two men have been charged with attempted murder and firearms offences and are on remand in connection with the shooting in the Arbourthorne area on 12 January, which left a 12-year-old boy seriously injured.

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Police are continuing to probe the shooting in Arbourthorne.

Officers continue to appeal for information. Please call 101 quoting incident number 516 of 12 January. You can also visit

Alternatively, if you would like to remain anonymous, call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 or submit information via their website

Emergency services were called to Northern Avenue where the boy was found with a gunshot wound to his leg outside a shop.