BREAKING:Two injured in shooting and stabbing in Sheffield suburb

Areas of Fir Vale are cordoned off today
Areas of Fir Vale are cordoned off today
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Two men are in hospital today after a shooting and a stabbing in a Sheffield suburb.

The attacks were carried out in the Wensley Street area of Fir Vale in the early hours of this morning.

A forensic expert at work in Fir Vale

A forensic expert at work in Fir Vale

A 33-year-old man was seriously injured in the knife attack and a 21-year-old man, who was shot, suffered non-life threatening injuries, according to South Yorkshire Police.

Police cordons have been erected in Wensley Street and nearby Hinde House Crescent, with forensic experts in protective white suits examining both scenes.

The Wensley Market corner shop has also been taped off.

Detectives believe both the shooting and stabbing to be linked.

Forensic experts in Fir Vale

Forensic experts in Fir Vale

They said a police cordon erected on nearby Barnsley Road last night was not connected.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "Officers are investigating two incidents in the Wensley Street area of Sheffield, reported at 3.38am today in which two men have been injured.
"A 33-year-old man is in a serious condition in hospital with stab wound injuries, whilst a 21-year-old man is being treated in hospital with a gunshot wound, not believed to be life-threatening.
"Enquiries are ongoing and while the investigation is in the early stages, officers do believe the two incidents are linked."
Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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Early Morning Light on Harold Park with Swans in the foreground

The park is named after Harold Gathorn Hardy who died in 1881 at the age of 32. Harold helped establish the family run Low Moor Ironworks.In 1899 a recreation ground was added to the park, while in the early 20th century Low Moor Gala was held raising money for local hospitals. In 1931 Horsfall playing fields were added to the park, in 2014 these became a Queen Elizabeth II Playing fields and also contains Horsfall Stadium.

Harold Park is a small urban park in Low Moor, Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. The park is open all day all year round. To the immediate north of Harold Park is Horsfall Stadium home to Bradford Park Avenue A.F.C. and Albion Sports A.F.C. Park Dam is a short walking distance to the south.

The park has been given a Green Flag Award and the Platinum award from The Royal Horticultural Society Yorkshire in Bloom for open spaces.

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