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Wath upon Dearne attempted murder arrest after shooting

Police cordon in Wath
Image caption Shots were reported on Friday evening, said South Yorkshire Police

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was wounded in a shooting in South Yorkshire.

It happened outside a supermarket in Burman Road, Wath, near Rotherham, at about 20:00 BST on Friday, said police.

A 29-year-old man was found with a gunshot wound in his back and was taken to hospital but discharged later.

The suspect, a 27-year-old man, was arrested at the scene and remains in custody, said the force.

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