Residential street sealed off by police after 'gunshots' fired at house

Police have locked down the street after the suspected shooting
-Credit: (Image: Manchester Evening News)


A street has been sealed off after gun shots were reportedly fired at a house.

Police have launched a probe into a suspected shooting after multiple shots were fired on a residential street.

Cops taped off the street in Salford, Great Manchester around 9.30pm on Sunday. Greater Manchester Police said the shots were fired at a property in Little Hulton , the MEN reports.

Pictures from the scene show officers standing guard with several cop cars spotted parked along the street.

In a statement issued last night, a spokesperson for Greater Manchester Police said: "At around 9.30pm today (26 May), officers received reports of a suspected firearms discharge at a property on Aspinall Crescent, Salford. Emergency services attended and a man was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

"There is not believed to be a wider threat to the public. Officers are currently at the scene and enquiries are ongoing.

A cordon remains in place
A cordon remains in place -Credit:Manchester Evening News

"Extra patrols will be in the area for reassurance while the scene is still active, and over the coming days."

The force has been contacted for a further update this morning.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, quoting log 3266 of 26/05/24. You can also contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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