Sheffield & South Yorkshire

Sheffield Halfway Gardens shooting: Three men in court

Three men arrested after a teenager was shot in Sheffield in the early hours of New Year's Day have appeared in court.

The 18-year-old remains in hospital after he was found in Halfway Gardens with a gunshot wound to his stomach.

Micah Thompson, 24, of Westfield Southway, has been charged with possession of a firearm with intent to commit an indictable offence.

Stuart Hirst, 27, of Algar Drive, and Raymond Swindells, 29, of Shortbrook Drive, both face a number of charges.

They include possession of a firearm, and threatening unlawful violence.

All were remanded in custody to appear again at Sheffield Crown Court on 27 March.

A trial date was set for 20 May.

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