Shotgun fired at Eastwood home as mum and daughter slept

Shotgun fired at Eastwood home as mum and daughter slept

By Chloe West | 31/03/2021

Shotgun fired at Eastwood home as mum and daughter slept

A MUM and her daughter were woken up when a shotgun was fired at their home in Eastwood.

A woman at a property on Willow Beck, Eastwood, was awoken by a loud bang just before 1am yesterday morning, police said. 

Officers sent to the scene found damage to an upstairs window consistent with a shotgun.

No-one was injured during the incident, a spokeswoman said.

Insp Nina Jackson, from Rotherham CID, said: “The victim and her teenage daughter were at home and asleep when this happened and both have obviously been left very distressed.

“Our officers attended the scene on Monday to carry out enquiries and a cordon has been in place.

“As our investigation continues, we’re asking for the public’s help. Do you have any information regarding this incident, or did you witness what happened?

“If you know something, please call us – or if you’re not comfortable speaking to the police you can also contact Crimestoppers, which is an independent charity where you can remain totally anonymous.”

Call 101 quoting incident number 48 of March 30, or contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their website at crimestoppers-uk.org.




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