Man shot in Sheffield park discharged from hospital

A man shot in a Sheffield park has been discharged from hospital.

Monday, 14th May 2018, 9:03 am
Updated Monday, 14th May 2018, 9:11 am
Armed police officers in Meersbrook Park after a man was shot (Pic: Andy Kershaw)

The 22-year-old was shot in Meersbrook Park, Meersbrook, at 6.25pm on Thursday, April 26 by a man who asked him for cash and cigarettes.

He was shot in his neck and the blast shattered his jaw and teeth, leaving him needed a six hour operation for the bullet to be removed and a metal plate to be fitted inside his mouth.

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No arrests have yet been made over the shooting.

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