Police launch fresh gun probe after shot fired at Doncaster house

Police have launched a fresh shooting investigation in Doncaster after a shot was fired at home in Balby.

By Darren Burke
Monday, 7th February 2022, 9:26 am

Officers were called to Burton Avenue in Balby yesterday lunchtime after residents reported gunfire and a car racing away from the scene.

It is the latest in a long line of shootings and violent incidents in Doncaster over the past year, many of which are connected and which police have said is part of ongoing gang feuds.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “We received a call at 1:03pm for reports of a firearms discharge at a property on Burton Avenue in Balby.

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Burton Avenue in Balby was sealed off after a shooting.

“It is alleged that a gunshot was fired at a property before the offender drove off in a believed to be silver car.

“An investigation has been launched and enquiries are continuing. No one was injured during the incident.

“Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting incident number 400 of 6 February 2022.”