On Saturday, November 20 gunshots were heard by local residents and reported in Armthorpe.
South Yorkshire Police said: “An investigation is underway after officers responded to reports of gun shots in the Armthorpe area of Doncaster yesterday evening.
"A 26 year old man suffered injuries consistent with firearms discharge.
"The injuries are now believed to be life threatening.
"This is believed to be a targeted incident and enquiries are ongoing.”