A man has been released on bail in connection with a shooting on a Sheffield street yesterday.
Emergency services were called to Nodder Road, in Woodthorpe, just before 1.10am yesterday following reports that a 42-year-old man was injured in what police believe was a targeted attack.
Police believe that the victim was leaving an address on Nodder Road when he was approached by a group of men before several shots were fired by one of the group, injuring the victim's leg.
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A 30-year-old man was arrested shortly after on suspicion of assault and firearms offences.
He has since been released on bail pending further enquiries.
Temporary Detective Inspector Stuart Hall, said: “The offenders are thought to have left the area in a white people carrier before emergency services arrived.
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“The victim was taken to hospital to be treated for his injuries, which are not described as life-threatening."
He reassured residents living nearby and urged anyone with information to come forward.
“I fully appreciate that incidents of this nature are alarming, however we do believe this to be a targeted attack," he said.
"Enquiries are now continuing and I’d ask anyone who saw or heard anything suspicious, or who has any information, to contact police."
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Anyone with information should call 101, quoting incident number 52 of April 14. Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.