Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Two arrested for attempted murder in Sheffield shooting probe

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a 60-year-old man was shot in his home in Sheffield.

Police were called to a break-in at a house in the Shiregreen area of the city on Monday.

The victim is in "a serious and potentially life-threatening condition" in hospital after suffering gunshot injuries.

The men, aged 24 and 25, have also been detained on suspicion of aggravated burglary and remain in custody.

South Yorkshire Police said it appeared to be "an isolated incident".

Det Insp Paul Wilson said: "We are continuing to follow up a number of lines of enquiry and I would like to reassure members of the public that although incidents like this are alarming, thankfully they are rare, and we continue to use all available resources to investigate and identify those responsible."

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