Man in his 20s shot dead on Easter Sunday as murder probe launched | The Sun

A MAN in his 20s has been killed after being gunned down on Easter Sunday with cops launching an urgent investigation.

Cops and emergency services rushed to the scene in Sheffield at around 1.30am this morning after reports of a shooting.

After arriving at Callow Drive, officers found a man with serious gunshot wounds.

Despite medical treatment the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim's family have been informed and formal identification will take place.

Cops say they have increased patrols around Sheffield after the fatal shooting.

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Forensic officers are still at the scene, scouring the area for evidence.

A police cordon has been put up on the road while cops continue their murder probe.

Detective Chief Inspector Phil Etheridge said: "Incidents of this nature understandably cause significant worry and concern among our communities, and we’ve had a number of specialist resources in the area since the early hours trying to piece together what happened.

"In the early stages of a murder investigation, enquiries progress at pace as we gather as much information as we can about the incident and who may be involved.

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"Therefore, I want to take this opportunity to urge anyone out there who might know something to come forward."

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