DAD OF SIX SHOT AT TAKEAWAY NAMED.Byline: By STEPHEN WHITE
A MAN gunned down by four masked murderers as he collected a takeaway was the victim of a hit, say police.
Rohan "Shonn" Ricketts, 34, was attacked by gunmen and fled back into the Indian shop's kitchen in Leeds.
But the men - at least two of them armed with handguns - forced open the door and fired four or five shots, killing Ricketts.
Several streets around the scene were closed as forensic experts looked for clues.
Detective superintendant Steve Payne Steve Payne may refer to:
All the attackers were wearing dark sports clothing Sports clothing is a general term for clothing while performing a sport. Each sport has its own styled clothes fitting their needs, e.g. regarding the textile (depending on the environment), the cutting and the form of clothing. with hoods and balaclavas. Det Supt Payne added:
"There were no other customers in the shop at the time of the shooting and the only people present were the owners and kitchen staff. Our focus is to trace the killer. This has left Rohan's six children without a father."
DEAD: Rohan Ricketts Rohan Anthony Ricketts (born December 22 1982 in Clapham, South London) is an English football midfielder currently playing for Barnsley.
Ricketts started out with Arsenal, with whom he won the FA Youth Cup in 2000 and 2001.