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Police Continue to Probe After Two Shootings In Doncaster

Police continue to probe after two shootings in Doncaster Village

After two shootings occurred in Doncaster Village, police are continuing to probe.

At around 11:55 am yesterday, Armed Police were deployed to Armthorpe after shots were fired in Mere Lane.

Whilst schools in the area were alerted, a police hunt was organised for the gunman, including a helicopter used in the search.

Investigations were carried out at the crime scene while a police cordon was put in place on Mere Lane.

Officers arrested a 30-year-old man on suspicion of criminal damage and possession of a firearm where he remained in custody last night.

Links have been made from the gun attack to the shooting of a dog on Clay Lane at 10pm the previous day.

District Commander for Doncaster, Chief Superintendent Shaun Morley stated; “We are treating these as targeted incidents relating to suspected organised crime groups.”

Anyone with information is encouraged to call 101 or Crimestoppers. anonymously, on 0800 555111 quoting incident number 349 of October 3.

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