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Three arrested after fatal shooting

Three people have been arrested after a man was killed in a shooting at a community centre.

South Yorkshire Police launched a murder investigation after the fatal shooting at the centre on Spital Hill in Sheffield at around 2.40am on Sunday morning.

The man was taken to the Northern General Hospital but later died.

A police spokeswoman said: "A man has died after an incident at a Sheffield community centre in the early hours of this morning.

"At around 2.40am, emergency services were called to a community centre on Spital Hill following a report of a person being shot.

"A man was taken to Northern General Hospital but died a short time later.

"Three people have been arrested in connection with the incident.

"The man will not be formally identified until after the post-mortem, which will be arranged in due course."

Anyone who was in the Spital Hill area in the early hours of this morning and who may have information about the incident is urged to contact police.