Fatal shooting in Balby, Doncaster

Date published: 18 June 2019 09:59
Dated: 18 January 2019 11:15:39

An investigation has been launched following the fatal shooting of a man at a pub in the Balby area last night (Thursday 17 January).

At around 8.45pm, emergency services were called to the Maple Tree Pub on Plantation Road, where the victim, a 21-year-old man, was injured with suspected gunshot wounds.

He was treated by the ambulance service at the scene and then taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead shortly after.

While formal identification has not yet taken place, his family have been informed and are being supported by officers.

Detectives remain in the area today, carrying out enquiries, as they work to establish the exact circumstances surrounding the incident. At this time, no arrests have been made.

Police are keen to speak to anyone who was in the area last night, and who saw what happened. They are also keen to hear from anyone who has dash-cam footage around the Plantation Road area.

If you can help, please call 101 quoting incident number 796 of 17 January 2019. You can also speak to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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