Cantley shooting update: Four remain in custody

Four suspects remain in police custody today as police continue their investigation into a shooting in Doncaster yesterday.

Friday, 7th May 2021, 12:22 pm

Armed police were sent to Cantley yesterday morning and arrested a 15-year-old boy and three men aged 18, 27 and 52 on suspicion of attempted murder, after they received reports of a disturbance and ‘suspected firearms discharge’ on Aldesworth Road. The air ambulance also attended.

A short time later, it emerged that a 30-year-old man had attended Doncaster Royal Infirmary with suspected gunshot wounds.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said this morning: “The four people arrested remain in custody and officers will be in the area again today to carry out further enquiries.

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The air ambulance in Cantley Park yesterday

“The victim is still in hospital.”

Detective Chief Inspector Jamie Henderson said yesterday officers were treating the incident as a targeted attack and did not believe there was any wider risk to the public.

Anyone with information is asked to call police or Crimestoppers quoting incident number 320 of 6 May,

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