Man 'gunned down in shooting' outside supermarket

A man has reportedly been injured in a shooting outside a supermarket in a scene that was described as ‘utter chaos’ by eyewitnesses.

The shooting took place at about 4.45pm in front of a Farmfoods store in Mexborough, Doncaster.

Witnesses described seeing a young man ‘gunned down’ in the street, however police have not yet confirmed any details.

A large police and emergency service presence was at the scene on Monday evening, while a forensic tent was set up in the road.

Video footage uploaded to social media appeared to show firefighters covering something with a screen as they walked towards an ambulance.

A cordon was put in place as forensics began investigating the area.

South Yorkshire Police said: ‘Police were called to Wath Road, Mexborough, at 4.46pm today (Monday) following reports of a shooting.

‘Officers are currently at the scene as investigations continue.’

Anyone with information is urged to call 101.

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