Three arrests made over shooting of woman in Salford

Greater Manchester Police (GMP) officers investigating the shooting of a woman in Salford have made three arrests.

On Friday 2 September 2016, at around 5.20pm, police were called to Billy Lane, Clifton, to reports of a shooting.

Officers attended and found that a 65-year-old woman had suffered gunshot wounds to the leg and was taken to hospital for treatment where she remains in a stable condition.

An investigation has been launched and enquiries are ongoing.

On Tuesday 6 September 2016, officers executed a number of warrants at properties in the Salford area, and a 23-year old man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and has been bailed pending further enquires.

Another 23-year-old-man and an 18-year-old man have also been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and remain in police custody for questioning.

Detective Inspector Ben Cottam, of GMP’s Salford borough, said: “We understand that an incident like this will cause concern in the local area but we have increased patrols to reassure the community and a significant team of officers are working on the investigation.

“Our investigation has made good progress, and will continue to be a priority. We are doing all we can to bring those responsible to justice.

“We have arrested three people in connection with this incident so far but our investigation continues.

“I would like to appeal to anyone who has information that can help our investigation to contact the police”.

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