Man charged with attempted murder after boy, 12, is shot from moving car in Sheffield

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Police tape at the cordon across a crime scene
Police tape at the cordon across a crime scene

Police have charged a man with the attempted murder of a 12-year-old boy who was shot in Sheffield.

Stephen Dunford, 25, has been remanded in custody to appear in Sheffield Magistrates Court on Saturday.

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The boy, who described as an “innocent bystander", was outside a sandwich shop in Northern Avenue, Arbourthorne, on January 12 with three teenage friends when he was shot in the leg.

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The victim was taken to hospital and remains in a stable condition after undergoing surgery on his left thigh.

Police said he was hit by a gunman who was travelling in a moving car.

Dunford, from Sheffield, was charged with attempted murder and possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life.

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