Police probe into taxi shooting in Sheffield continues

A police probe into a gun attack in which a taxi was shot at in a Sheffield street is continuing.

Monday, 4th November 2019, 6:50 am
Updated Monday, 4th November 2019, 7:31 pm

A white Seat estate, operated by City Taxis, was shot at in Margate Drive, Pitsmoor, last Tuesday night.

The taxi driver escaped unharmed but one of three male passengers in the taxi suffered minor injuries in the incident.

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South Yorkshire Police said the shooting is ‘not linked to any other incidents at this time’.

A gun was fired from a blue Audi A3 which pulled up alongside the taxi after it stopped in the street for a pre-booked fare.

Police patrols have been stepped up in the area in the wake of the shooting.

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.