Gunshot victim has bullet lodged in jaw after attack in Sheffield park

A man shot in his face in a Sheffield park has a bullet lodged in his jaw.

Friday, 27th April 2018, 12:00 pm
Updated Friday, 27th April 2018, 12:06 pm
Police officers in Meersbrook Park

The 22-year-old was shot at as he walked through Meersbrook Park, Meersbrook, at around 6.25pm yesterday.

CRIME: Armed police in Sheffield park after shootingHe was shot in his cheek and is in hospital in a serious but stable condition.

POLICE: Three shot in gun attacks in Sheffield in less than 24 hoursIn a post on Facebook, his mum said her son was shot by a man who asked for cigarettes and cash as he walked to the Cross Scythes pub.

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COURT: Convicted killers to be sentenced today over shooting in SheffieldShe said the attacker 'held the gun to his head', her son turned and the bullet went 'through his neck'.

She wrote: "It missed all his vital organs, it's currently stuck in his jaw.

"It's took his back teeth out and broken his jaw but he's doing well."

Anyone with information should call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 quoting incident number 773 of April 26.