firearm discharge

A 20-year-old man has been taken to hospital with serious injuries following a suspected firearms discharge on Aspinall Crescent.

At around 9.30pm on Sunday evening (May 26) police received reports of a suspected firearms discharge at a property on the Salford estate

Emergency services attended and a 20-year-old man was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Officers remain at the scene and an investigation has been launched to determine the full circumstances that led up to this incident.

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Chief Inspector Darren Whitehead of GMP’s Salford district, said: “We launched an investigation last night and a team of officers in our Crime Investigation Department are working tirelessly to understand what has happened.

“I would urge people anyone area at the time of the incident, or anyone who has mobile or CCTV footage that may be of interest to police to contact us as a matter of urgency as they may have information which is vital to our investigation.

“You may think the information you have is insignificant, but it could be key to finding out what happened and it will be treated with the strictest of confidence.

“We are also appealing to motorists and residents in the area, who may have captured anything on Dashcam, CCTV or doorbell cameras to contact us.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact Greater Manchester Police on 101 quoting log number 3266 26/5/2024.

“Alternatively, details can be passed on anonymously to the independent charity – Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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