Hunt on for gunman after shots fired at Sheffield home near school

Armed police at the scene yesterday. Picture: Anthony Billings
Armed police at the scene yesterday. Picture: Anthony Billings
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A gunman is on the loose after shots were fired at a Sheffield house.

At around 4.50pm on Monday, police received reports of a car being damaged in Powley Road, Fox Hill.

Then at around 5pm a car pulled up outside a property before a gunshot was fired at a door.

A 37-year-old man, of Fox Hill, was arrested on suspicion of causing criminal damage to a vehicle and two women, 33 and 54, also from the Fox Hill area, have been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.

Detectives are searching for a fourth man in connection with the gunshots incident, which they said was 'targeted'.

But a spokeswoman said there was no description of the suspect 'to release at this time'.

Armed police were sent to the scene, near Fox Hill Primary School, at around 5pm last night.

No-one was injured in either incident.

Anyone with any information should call police on 101, quoting incident number 820 of July 23.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.