Police revisit Sheffield suburb after fatal shooting

Police officers revisited a Sheffield suburb where a man was shot two weeks ago.

Monday, 6th March 2017, 11:37 am
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 10:02 am
Aseel Al-Essaie

Two weeks to the day after Aseel Al-Essaie was gunned down in Daniel Hull, Upperthorpe, officers revisited the crime scene and surrounding streets looking for people who may have information on the killing.

Aseel was in a black Mercedes C-Class and had just arrived for a family gathering to celebrate his twin sister's engagement when he was shot in his chest in broad daylight.

He was rushed to hospital but could not be saved.

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Officers handed out leaflets encouraging people with information to come forward.

A total of eight people - four men, two women and two teenage boys - have been arrested so far in connection with Mr Al-Essaie’s death and have all been bailed pending further enquiries.

Anyone with information on the shooting on Saturday, February 18, should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.