31/03/2015

Man Shot In Greater Manchester

A man has been left seriously injured following a shooting at a car wash in Greater Manchester.

The incident happened at Bolton Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield, at around 5.20pm on Monday (30 March). It is understood a man wearing a balaclava exited a white car and fired shots. A man, suffering from serious abdominal injuries, later checked into hospital, Greater Manchester Police said.

In a statement, Detective Inspector Matthew Moore said: "Such indiscriminate use of a firearm could have resulted in multiple deaths. I want to reassure local residents a full and thorough investigation is already underway."

(JP)

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