Police update as man arrested after shots fired at Doncaster home

Barnby Dun Road, Doncaster
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A man has been arrested after multiple gunshots were fired at a home and vehicles in the Wheatley area of Doncaster earlier this month.

On Monday, May 13 at 12.52am it is reported that a resident heard a “popping” sound in Barnby Dun Road before seeing a car speed off from a property on the street.

Armed response officers attended the scene and found evidence consistent with a firearms discharge. No injuries were reported but a property and two vehicles were damaged.

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A 20-year-old man from Doncaster has been arrested on suspicion of possession of firearms with intent, criminal damage to a dwelling and handling stolen goods. He has been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

A spokesperson for South Yorkshire Police added: “Enquiries remain ongoing. If you have any information which could assist our officers, you can contact us online or by calling 101. Please quote incident number 175 of 13 May when you get in touch.

“You can contact us online here . Alternatively, if you prefer not to give your personal details, you can stay anonymous and pass on what you know by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers. Call their UK Contact Centre on freephone 0800 555 111 or complete a simple and secure anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.”

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