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Councillor urges calm after Sharrow shooting

Nether Edge and Sharrow councillor, Jim Steinke, has urged residents in the area to remain calm after a man was shot in Wostenholm Road in the early hours of Wednesday morning. A 30 year old man has been discharged from hospital after suffering minor gunshot wounds following what police described as a “targeted incident”. Baillor Jalloh reports for Sheffield Live!

Gang violence worsens in Spital Hill

Additional police officers have been deployed in Burngreave following a shooting incident in which a man was wounded. The altercation between rival gangs, thought by police to be individuals of Kurdish and Somalian origin, took place just two days after a 17 year old was stabbed in the same area. Emergency services were called on Wednesday and a man was taken hospital with suspected gunshot wounds, said to be not life theatening. Baillor Jalloh reports for Sheffield Live!

Top student athletes compete at BUCS Nationals 2017

The British Universities & Colleges Sport Nationals (BUCS) brought over 6000 student athletes to Sheffield for three action-packed days at venues across the city. Now in its fifth year, the BUCS Nationals 2017 include indoor athletics, badminton, swimming, karate, fencing, shooting, judo, trampolining and climbing. Previous BUCS competitors have included local Team GB stars Max Lichfield and Bryony Page. Simon Thake reports for Sheffield Live!