A HOYLAND man has been charged with attempted murder after a shooting in Chapeltown.

Jamie Lee Howden, 26, of Barber Street, Hoyland, appeared before Sheffield Magistrates’ Court yesterday (Thursday July 21) charged with attempted murder and possession of a firearm.

He has been remanded in custody to appear before Sheffield Crown Court at a later date.

Police were called at around 11pm on Friday July 15 following reports shots had been fired in Burncross Road, Chapeltown. Nobody is believed to have been injured during the incident.

Six people, five men and one woman, were arrested in connection with the incident. They remain on bail pending further enquiries.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, or email enquiries@southyorks.pnn.police.uk, quoting incident number 1325 of 15 July 2016.

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