What we know so far on fatal shooting in Sheffield
Detectives are continuing to investigate the murder of a Sheffield man gunned down on a city street.
Aseel Al-Essaie, aged 23, was shot on a city street in broad daylight 12 days ago.
WHEN AND WHERE WAS THE MURDER?
– 1.35pm on Saturday, February 18 in Daniel Hill, Upperthorpe.
WHO WAS KILLED?
– Aseel Al-Essaie, who was a 23-year-old waiter from Sheffield.
– Aseel was in a black Mercedes C Class car when a gunman opened fire at him, shooting him in his chest.
He was rushed to hospital by a relative but medics were unable to save him.
WHAT HAPPENED IN THE IMMEDIATE AFTERMATH OF THE SHOOTING?
– Police officers cordoned off the crime scene to preserve forensic evidence.
Officers carried out door to door enquiries in the hunt for witnesses and armed police officers were deployed to the area.
Extra police patrols were ordered in the city suburb to restore calm.
Armed police officers were also sent to the Northern General Hospital, where Aseel was taken after the shooting.
HAVE THERE BEEN ANY ARRESTS?
– So far, eight arrests have been made over the shooting.
A 30-year-old man was arrested first on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder.
Next to be arrested was a 22-year-old man, who was held on suspicion of murder along with two teenage boys, aged 15 and 16, who were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder.
A 57-year-old woman was arrested next on suspicion of assisting offenders.
On Monday, armed police stopped a mini bus travelling along The Parkway towards Sheffield city centre and arrested a 29-year-old man on suspicion of murder and a 23-year-old woman on suspicion of assisting an offender.
They have all since been bailed pending further enquiries.
The latest arrest, of a 32-year-old man held on suspicion of murder, was made on Tuesday night. He has been bailed.