Further arrest in connection with Arbourthorne shooting

A further arrest has been made this morning by South Yorkshire Police in connection with the shooting of a 12-year-old boy in the Arbourthorne area of Sheffield in January.

A 26-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to possess a firearm and ammunition during a warrant carried out on Manor Park Way. He remains in custody at this time.

Two men have been charged with attempted murder and firearms offences and are on remand in connection with the shooting, which left a 12-year-old boy seriously injured.

South Yorkshire Police continue to appeal for information. Please call 101 quoting incident number 516 of 12 January. You can also visit https://mipp.police.uk/operation/14SY20K01-PO1.

Alternatively, if you would like to remain anonymous, call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 or submit information via their website crimestoppers-uk.org.


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