Man arrested over shooting in Sheffield

Stradbroke Place
Stradbroke Place

A man was arrested in a police operation involving armed officers following a shooting in Sheffield.

The 27-year-old was arrested at a house in Smelter Wood Court, Stradbroke, on Tuesday following a shooting in nearby Stradbroke Place last month.

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Armed officers were at the scene when officers made the arrest.

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A South Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said the arrest was in connection with an incident on Monday, February 5 where reports of a 'firearms discharge' were made.

The man quizzed by officers has been released under investigation as enquiries continue.

The police spokeswoman said: "As part of an ongoing investigation in relation to a reported firearms discharge on Stradbroke Place on Sheffield on the evening of Monday, February 5, a warrant was carried out by police at a property in Smelter Wood Court on Tuesday.

"A 27-year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident, under Section 16A of the Firearm Act.

"He has since been released under investigation as enquiries continue."

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Last month terrified residents in Stradbroke Place called the police to report the sounded of a gun being fired.

Officers rushed to the scene and cordoned off the area for a number of hours.

Nobody was reported to have been injured at the time.