Man seriously injured in shooting at Edlington

Man seriously injured in shooting at Edlington

By Gareth Dennison | 23/05/2022

Man seriously injured in shooting at Edlington

POLICE say a shooting which injured a man at Edlington was an isolated incident with no further risk to the public.

Officers appealed for witnesses and information after the firearms discharge on Prince’s Crescent just before 1pm yesterday (Sunday).

A 27-year-old man was taken to hospital with a wounded right arm. South Yorkshire Police said the injuries were serious but not life-threatening.

Det Chief Insp Nikki Leach said: “This incident will no doubt cause concern to the local community and I would like to offer my reassurance that this is isolated and we do not believe there to be any further risk to the public.

“Officers are working at pace, and there will be an increase in officers in the area while we carry out our enquiries and identify those involved.

“As part of our enquiries we are keen to speak to anyone who saw what happened, or has information that can assist officers with their enquiries.”

Call 101 quoting incident 454 of May 22, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously via crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information.