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SYP - Murder of Abdullah Hassan

South Yorkshire Police have launched a murder investigation following the death of a man in Sheffield.

Details of Incident

A 25-year-old man who died following a shooting in the Gleadless Valley area has been named as Abdullah Hassan.. 


Abdullah was found seriously injured on Callow Drive shortly after 1.30am on Sunday 9 April. Despite the best efforts of medical professionals, Abdullah was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. 


A forensic post mortem has confirmed that Abdullah died as a result of a single gunshot wound. 


Detective Chief Inspector Phil Etheridge said: "Incidents of this nature understandably cause significant worry and concern among our communities, and we've had a number of specialist resources in the area since the early hours trying to piece together what happened. 


"In the early stages of a murder investigation, enquiries progress at pace as we gather as much information as we can about the incident and who may be involved. Therefore, I want to take this opportunity to urge anyone out there who might know something to come forward. 


"You can submit information anonymously via Crimestoppers, or directly to the investigation team via the Major Incident Public Portal (MIPP), as well as by calling 101 or speaking to an officer locally."


Contact Information

You can call us on 101 quoting incident number 74 of 9 April 2023.


The independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted by ringing their UK Contact Centre on freephone 0800 555 111, or by completing an online form at