Woman hospitalised and police manhunt launched after shooting in Doncaster

A woman was hospitalised after a shooting in Doncaster last night.

By Claire Lewis
Friday, 22nd January 2021, 9:05 am

The 37-year-old was injured when two men entered a property on West End Avenue, Bentley, and a gun was fired.

The woman suffered injuries to her back but they are not believed to be life-threatening.

A police probe into the incident has been launched.

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A woman was taken to hospital after being shot in Doncaster last night (Photo: Getty)

Detectives are treating it as a targeted attack.

South Yorkshire Police said: “Officers were called to reports of a firearms discharge on West End Avenue in Bentley, Doncaster, around 10.17pm last night.

“It is believed two men entered the property and discharged a firearm.

“A 37-year-old woman suffered injuries to her back and was taken to hospital. Her injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

“This is believed to be a targeted attack.”

Anyone with information on the incident should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote incident number 946 of January 21.

Crimestoppers can be called on 0800 555111.