BREAKING NEWS: Wath shooting - arrest made

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A MAN has been arrested in connection with a shooting incident at Wath-upon-Dearne last Thursday.

A 22-year-old local man was arrested today and officers continue to search for a second local man around the area.

Tyrone Woodhead of Doncaster Road, Wath, was left fighting for his life after being blasted at close range on his doorstep.

Police presence has been extremely high in Dearne towns and across Barnsley as part of the ongoing investigation into the shocking incident.

Detectives believe the shooting was a targeted attack and despite the significant number of police officers on the streets, they say there is no threat to members of the community.

If anyone has information that may assist the investigation, please call South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident 1146 of 20 September, 2012.