Police probe continues after two shootings in Doncaster village
A police probe is continuing this morning after two shootings in a Doncaster village.
Armed police were deployed to Armthorpe yesterday after shots were fired in Mere Lane at around 11.55am.
Schools in the area were alerted and a police hunt was mounted for the gunman, with a police helicopter used in the search.
A police cordon was put in place on Mere Lane while investigations were carried out at the crime scene.
Officers arrested a 30-year-old Doncaster man on suspicion of possession of a firearm and criminal damage.
He remained in police custody last night.
The gun attack is being linked the shooting of a dog on Clay Lane at around 10pm the previous day.Chief Superintendent Shaun Morley, District Commander for Doncaster, said: "We are treating these as targeted incidents relating to suspected organised crime groups."Anyone with information should call 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111 quoting incident number 349 of October 3.