A man is recovering in hospital after he was shot in the leg in Swinton.
Shortly after 9pm on Sunday 4 February 2018. Police were called to reports that a man had been shot in a restaurant car park on East Lancashire Road.
The victim, a 30-year-old man. Had been in Albert’s Restaurant with a friend before they left and headed towards the car park.
As they walked to their car. An unknown man approached them and shot the victim in the knee.
He was taken to hospital where he is currently receiving treatment for his injury.
The offender, who was dressed in dark clothing. Fled the scene in a silver Ford Focus.
Superintendent Millington said: “A man who had simply been enjoying his Sunday evening with a friend has been left with a serious injury after being shot.