Man, 30, is shot dead and another, 31, is wounded as police launch murder probe over Sheffield gun attack
- A man, 30, died after suffering injuries ‘consistent with firearms discharge’
- Another 31-year-old man suffered gunshot wounds and being treated in hospital
- Locals reported hearing gunshots on Clough Road, Sheffield, near Bramall Lane
A 30-year-old man has died and another is said to be injured after gunshots were heard in Sheffield last night.
The man, 30, was pronounced dead at the scene by ambulance staff after emergency services were called to Clough Road at 9.40pm last night.
A second 31-year-old man also suffered gunshot wounds and is being treated at hospital.
A 30-year-old man was declared dead at the scene on Clough Road, Sheffield, yesterday evening after suffering life-threatening injuries consistent with firearms discharge. Picture: Police at the cordon last night
A spokesperson for the force said: ‘Police attended the scene and discovered a 30-year-old man with life-threatening injuries consistent with firearms discharge.
‘He was very sadly pronounced deceased at the scene.
‘A second 31-year-old man suffered minor injuries consistent with firearms discharge. He was taken to hospital via ambulance to receive treatment.
‘An investigation has been launched to find those responsible.’
A second 31-year-old man also suffered gunshot wounds and is being treated at hospital. Pictured: Crime Scene Investigation teams at the cordon close to Bramall Lane
Police remain at the scene today and a cordon has been put in place while officers conduct their enquiries.
According to The Sheffield Star, locals reported hearing what they believed to be gunshots last night.
Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting incident number 984 of 10 April.
Alternatively, they can contact Crimestoppers via their website Crimestoppers-uk.org or by calling 0800 555 111.
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