POLICE are hunting for two men after a woman was shot in Wombwell in the early hours of this morning.

Shortly after midnight, two men are alleged to have approached a property in Burrows Grove, Wombwell, and fired a weapon through a closed door.

A woman standing behind the door suffered a minor injury to her arm, and was taken to hospital to be checked out.

The two men are then believed to have fled the scene down Burrows Grove.

Specialist police resources were sent to the area to search for the suspects, but no arrests have yet been made.

Officers remain in the area, and are providing reassurance to locals. At this time, it is thought to be a targeted incident.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

Anyone with further information should contact enquiries@southyorks.pnn.police.uk quoting incident number 5 of July 7 2016.

Information can also be passed to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.