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Detectives Say Shooting Is Targeted Attack

Monday September 24 2012



DETECTIVES investigating a shooting in Wath-Upon-Dearne believe it was a targeted attack.

A 42-year-old man was rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries after the shooting on Thursday night on Doncaster Road, Wath-Upon-Dearne.

A police spokesman said: "Detectives investigating the incident believe this was an isolated targeted attack. Enquiries continue."

Police are appealing for people who were in the Doncaster Road area between 8.15pm and 9pm to call 101 quoting incident number 1146 of 20 September.

Witnesses can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111

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Reply Posted by cocerned parentn on Monday September 24 2012 at 14:43
what is this country coming to,an attempted murder and 5 murders in the last 2wks. ok so people dont want the death penalty back so lets bring back the old jails ,a 6ftx6ft cell no windows, bucket in corner,23hr lockdown and fed on poridge with no chance of being let out .my 9yr old grandson hit the nail on the head yesterday when i ran out of gas for the heating,he said i think i might go to the jail nannan,when i asked him why he wanted to go to jail he said,because they dont run out of gas and i can take my play station. i think that says it all

Reply Posted by Carmelita on Monday September 24 2012 at 15:55
Hear hear cocerned parentn.

Reply Posted by jo on Monday September 24 2012 at 21:05
It should be a life for a life and attempted murder should be life in prison with out privilges.Peadophiles should be stamped with a p on there forehead so we know who they are it would make this world a far more happier safer place.It won't be long before we are all too scared to go out of our homes too many incidents too close for comfort an everywere is the same latley.

Reply Posted by dobna on Monday September 24 2012 at 22:16
I'm absolutely terrified for my children to grow up in this society. It's the next generation that are gonna be affected more and I'm thinking your both wrong, I think by the time they do get older prisons will ve there for them, normal well behaved people, to keep them safe from all the nuts on the outside, because nothing is going to change, criminals rights and beliefs are more important than those of law abiding people. How many cells are overcrowded, how many struggle to buy food over heating, how many have to worry that they cant afford to buy waterproof shoes cos their old ones leak.
It's crazy that everyone moans about it but yet nothing is done about because this country is to PC, and the government queen and country lost its power to become tough and become a safe place to live.
My biggest fear, were now too far gone to ever be a safe place to live.

Reply Posted by concerned parent on Tuesday September 25 2012 at 15:25
until the idiot human rights fanatics get their heads from up their own backsides and accept that once a person commits a crime as serious as this they dont deserve to have human rights this country will never change. as far as im concerned you behave like a wild animal you get treated like one. if a dog attacks a human its classed as dangerous and put to sleep it should be the same for any person who takes or attempts to take someone elses life