Police launch murder inquiry after death of Sheffield man

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Police have today launched a murder inquiry after a 23-year-old man died of gunshot wounds in Sheffield.

Emergency services were called to waste land off Queen Mary Road in the Manor area at around 2.20am today.

A 23-year-old man, who is yet to be formally identified, was taken to hospital with what were believed to be gunshot wounds. He died a short time later.

Witnesses, or anyone with information, should call South Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 166 of 21 June 2014.

- Did you hear gunshots or see anything? Do you know the victim?

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