Three shot in gun attacks in Sheffield in less than 24 hours
Two men and a woman were shot in gun attacks in Sheffield in the space of 21 hours.
Last night a 22-year-old man was shot in his face in an attack in Meersbrook Park, Meersbrook.
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In last night's gun attack, the victim was walking through Meersbrook Park when he was shot in his cheek.
He was taken to hospital in a serious but stable condition.
A woman posting on Facebook, who said the victim was her son, said he was walking to the Cross Scythes pub when he was approached by a man who opened fire after asking for cash and cigarettes.
She said he was shot in his neck.
At 9.45pm on Wednesday, a man and woman were shot on a footpath between Crown Place and Blackwell Place, off Duke Street.
Detectives said a man opened fire towards a group of people on the footpath in what is being treated as a 'targeted' attack.
Last week a gun was fired at two homes in Bransby Street, Upperthorpe, with windows damaged in the attack.
Shocked residents said they believe a machine gun was used.
The gunman involved in the drive-by shooting has not yet been traced.
Anyone with information on any of the incidents should call South Yorkshire Police on 101, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 08000 555111.