CSI vans at crime scene after shooting in Sheffield

Crime scene investigation vans are at the scene of a shooting close to Sheffield city centre

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 26th April 2018, 1:39 pm
Updated Thursday, 26th April 2018, 1:46 pm
A shooting was reported close to the Park Hill flats in Sheffield last night
A shooting was reported close to the Park Hill flats in Sheffield last night

Police activity is underway this afternoon on Duke Street, near the Park Hill flats complex, after a shooting reported at around 10pm yesterday.

LISTED: The Sheffield criminals serving the longest sentences ever handed out in the cityA resident said police officers have been examining the area close to a telephone box on Duke Street and hedges have been searched today.

CRIME: Drugs worth £40,000 found during crime blitz in Sheffield suburbAnother resident said he heard four shots being fired and the police helicopter arrived shortly after and spent around an hour overhead.

POLICE: Sheffield murder victim's funeral to be held next weekA South Yorkshire Police spokeswoman confirmed an investigation into a shooting is underway but no other details have yet been released.

Last week a gun was fired at two homes in Bransby Street, Upperthorpe.

Windows were damaged in the attack, with residents describing the sound of 'machine gun' fire.