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Man named in Sheffield murder investigation

A man who suffered a fatal gunshot wound in Sheffield on Saturday (10 April) has today been formally identified as Khurm Javed. This comes as detectives question two men in connection with his death.

Police were called at 9.40pm on Saturday evening to reports that a man had been shot in Clough Road. The 30-year-old was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. A post-mortem examination carried out today (12 April) concluded that he died of a gunshot wound.

A second man, aged 31, suffered injuries to his foot and is now recovering after being discharged from hospital.

Two people have today been arrested as part of the inquiry. The men, aged 21 and 23, were both detained on suspicion of murder and remain in police custody at this time.

Mr Javed’s family continue to be supported by specially trained officers as detectives work to piece together the events which led up to his death.

Senior investigating officer, Detective Chief Inspector Michael Hakin said: “Our investigation is continuing at pace and my team and I remain keen to hear from anyone who witnessed this incident to come forward.

“It’s believed a confrontation between two parties took place, prior to the fatal shot being fired.

“I am urging anyone who witnessed this, or knows what happened, to speak to us. If you hold dash-cam footage and were driving through the area at the time, please check your camera as you may have captured something important.  

“Our uniformed officers remain in the area and will do so over the coming days. They are there for your reassurance and for you to speak to if you have any questions or information.”

If anyone has information that might help our officers in their enquiries, please call 101 quoting incident number 984 of 10 April or use our online reporting tool. Dashcam footage can be sent to enquiries@southyorks.pnn.police.uk with the incident number in the subject line.

Alternatively, you can stay completely anonymous by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers via their website Crimestoppers-uk.org or by calling their UK Contact Centre on 0800 555 111.

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