A firearm was discharged on Scotia Drive, Manor, near Wulfric Road, on Tuesday evening, according to a local resident who got in touch via Facebook.
She said: “Police at Scotia Drive, there’s been a shooting. Police walking around and helicopter is up.
“No one has been hurt as far as I know.
“My friend was the one who witnessed it and she called the police. There are armed police outside her flat on Scotia Drive.”
Another resident added: “There are six police cars, two vans and armed responders. It happened around 10pm tonight.”
Reader Amy Louise Wolf Wild said on Facebook: “There was a shooting an a man jumped out of car where the ppl were shooting at him and he ran off, we don’t know if he been shot or not. About 6 or 7 shots were fired.”
South Yorkshire Police have been contacted for information.