Man in his 20s in critical condition after shooting in Rotherham: Police arrest murder suspect
Man in his 20s in critical condition after shooting in Rotherham: Police arrest 21-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder
- South Yorkshire Police were summoned to Winifred Street, Rotherham yesterday.
- Police found a man in his 20s with injuries to his back and legs.
The man is now in critical condition after the shooting in Rotherham as police arrested him on suspicion of attempted murder.
Saturday at 2:33 PM south yorkshire police Called to Winifred Street, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, after reports of shootings.
Upon arrival, officers found a man in his 20s. I have scars on my back and legs.
They found that firearms were used.
Yorkshire Ambulance Service and Yorkshire Air Ambulance were present at the scene and the victim was taken by ambulance to hospital where he remains in critical condition.
On Saturday 18th March, at 2:33 pm, South Yorkshire Police were summoned to Winifred Street, Rotherham, South Yorkshire.
A number of police cars were seen patrolling the area throughout yesterday evening.
South Yorkshire Police have launched an attempted murder investigation and so far one person has been arrested in connection with the incident.
Detective Sergeant Janine Broughton said: “We recognize that incidents of this nature cause concern for our communities and local residents.
“While officers conduct their investigations, there is a heightened police presence in the area. If you have any concerns, we encourage you to speak to them. They are there to help you.” .
“Our investigation is in its early stages and we have already arrested one 21-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder, and I assure you that officers and detectives are working hard to find those responsible.
“We would love to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time, has dashcam footage, or has any information that might help us with our enquiry.”
Detectives investigating the shooting are also appealing to witnesses and anyone with information to come forward and assist in their investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to report online through the website, live chat or by calling 101 citing incident number 545 of 18 March 2023.
Alternatively, you can provide information anonymously through the Crimestoppers charity https://crimestoppers-uk.org/ or by calling 0800 555 111.