Four charged with assault and firearms offences after Pendlebury shooting

Four men have been charged with assault and firearms offences following a shooting in Pendlebury.

The following three men have been charged with grievous bodily harm and appeared before Manchester Magistrates Court on Wednesday 12 October 2016 where they were remanded to appear before Manchester Crown Court on 9 November 2016:

William Eyres, 40, of Swinton

Michael Littler, 39, of Salford

Craig Walton, 38, of Salford. Walton has also been charged with making threats with a firearm.

Colin Eyres, 39, of Droylsden was also charged with grievous bodily harm and making threats with a firearm. He appeared at Manchester Magistrates Court on Thursday 13 October 2016 where he was remanded to appear before Manchester Crown Court on the 9 November 2016.

This is in relation to two incidents which occurred on the weekend of 8 and 9 October.

On the afternoon of Saturday, 8 October 2016, officers were called to reports of a male being attacked with machetes on Carlisle St, Pendlebury.

Shortly before 10.10pm on Sunday, 9 October 2016, officers were called to reports of damage to a window on Little Moss Lane, Pendlebury.

On arrival officers discovered a window had been smashed and the damage was consistent with that caused by a shotgun.

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