Police probe continues into 'machine gun' attack in Sheffield

Detectives are continuing to hunt for those involved in a 'machine gun' attack on two homes in Sheffield.

Shocked residents said they heard the sound what they suspect was a machine gun being fired in Bransby Street, Walkley, late on Wednesday night.

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Forensic experts on Bransby Street after a shooting

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The downstairs windows of two homes were shot at, with one of the houses belonging to an 84-year-old woman.

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Nobody was injured in the incident.

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A number of ammunition casings found at the scene were recovered and are being forensically examined in a bid to help identify those involved.

No arrests have yet been made.

Police officers sealed off the crime scene yesterday while forensic experts examined the street and carried out enquiries.

Superintendent Paul McCurry, of South Yorkshire Police, said: "A number of lines of enquiry are already being pursued and ammunition casings found at the scene have been recovered and will be forensically examined over the coming days.

"I’d like to ask that anyone in the area, who has not already spoken to police, and who may have information to get in touch."

Call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote incident number 1,169 of April 18.

Crimestoppers can also be contacted on 0800 555111.