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VIDEO: Three shootings on Sheffield estates

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A police probe is under way into three shootings in Sheffield.

Officers believe the incidents on Barrie Crescent, Southey Green, and Lindsay Avenue and Deerlands Avenue, in Parson Cross, are linked.

During one of the incidents - on Deerlands Avenue - a 13-year-old suffered minor injures after the door was shot at.

In the other two incidents vehicles were shot at.

Police cordons still remain in place on Barrie Crescent and Lindsay Avenue.

A silver Ford KA remains on a the driveway of a house in Barrie Crescent with its back window missing.

Residents living nearby said they heard several gun shots at around 9.30pm last night.

“I thought it was fireworks because the dogs went mad. I didn’t realise what it was until I got up this morning and saw the police here,” said one elderly man.

“Things like this are always happening around here. It’s getting worse.”

A South Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: “Police are currently investigating three firearms incidents in the Parson Cross area of Sheffield last night.

“Between 9.30pm and 11.10pm, officers were called to three separate reports of shots being fired at property in Barrie Crescent, Lindsay Avenue and Deerlands Avenue.

“All three incidents are believed to be linked.

“A 13-year-old sustained minor injuries in Deerlands Avenue, where it is reported shots were fired at the door of a property.

“In Barrie Crescent and Lindsay Avenue, it is reported that shots were fired at vehicles, causing damage.

“A full investigation is now under way.”

 

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