Shots fired at car on major Sheffield road

A police appeal has been launched after shots were fired in Sheffield last night.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 23rd June 2016, 3:00 pm
Updated Thursday, 23rd June 2016, 4:28 pm
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At about 9pm on Wednesday, police were called to City Road, close to the junction with Eastern Avenue, after reports that shots had been fired at a silver car.

Police believe two moped riders fired shots at the car.

Detective Sergeant John Yoxall, said: “Resources were immediately sent to the area to establish the full circumstances of the incident and this remains a priority for our team.

“While I understand incidents like this are worrying, we believe the people involved are known to each other and that this was a targeted attack.

“Officers currently remain in the area carrying out enquiries and providing reassurance to members of the community.”

No-one was injured in the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting incident 1190 of 22 June 2016, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.