Murder probe after man found with gunshot wounds

A murder inquiry has been launched after a man was found on wasteland with apparent gunshot wounds.

Emergency services were called to the patch of ground off Queen Mary Road in the Manor area of Sheffield at around 2.20am today.

The 23-year-old was taken to hospital but later died, police said.

A spokesman for South Yorkshire Police said: "A 23-year-old man, who is yet to be formally identified, was taken to hospital with what were believed to be gunshot wounds. He died a short time later."

Witnesses or anyone with information is urged to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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