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Sheffield fatal shooting victim named

Assel Al-Essaie Image copyright South Yorkshire Police
Image caption Assel Al-Essaie died from a gunshot wound to the chest

A 23-year-old man who died after being shot in the street has been named by police as Assel Al-Essaie.

Mr Al-Essaie was either in, or close to, a black Mercedes car he had been driving when he was shot in Daniel Hill in Walkley, Sheffield, on Saturday.

He was taken to hospital but died from a gunshot wound to the chest a short while later.

A 30-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder and remains in police custody.

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South Yorkshire Police said it was still appealing for witnesses and was exploring a number of lines of enquiry in relation to Mr Al-Essaie's death.

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