Police confirm man shot in broad daylight on Sheffield estate

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It has been confirmed that a man was shot in in broad daylight on a Sheffield estate today.

Emergency services were alerted to a shooting in Chadwick Road, Woodthorpe - yards away from Woodthorpe Community Primary School - at 11am.

There is a heavy police presence in Woodthope today

There is a heavy police presence in Woodthope today

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A 30-year-old man was shot in his leg in the attack.

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His condition is not believed to be life threatening.

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It is not yet known if any arrests have been made.

A South Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: "Emergency services were called to Chadwick Road, Sheffield, at around 11am this morning following reports that gunshots had been heard and a man was injured.

"On arrival, a 30-year-old man was found with a gunshot wound to his leg and has since been taken to hospital. His injuries are not described as life-threatening."

A cordon is in place on Chadwick Road between Fishponds Road West and Woodthorpe Road and armed police officers have been deployed to the estate.

More to follow.