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