Witness appeal after woman shot in Salford

Greater Manchester Police (GMP) is calling for witnesses of a Salford shooting to come forward.

At around 5.20pm on Friday 2 September, police responded to reports of a shooting on Billy Lane, Clifton.

As police arrived, Officers found a 65-year-old woman who had suffered pellet wounds to the leg. The victim was immediately taken to hospital for treatment where she remains in a stable condition.

An investigation has since been launched and enquiries are ongoing.

Chief Inspector Julie Ellison, of GMP’s Salford borough, has 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.

“This happened at a busy time on a Friday evening so somebody must have been in the area and seen something.

“We are doing all we can to identify those responsible and will provide updates to the public as our investigation progresses.”

GMP are urging anyone who may have been in the area at the time of the shooting  to come forward, as any information will help aid the investigation.

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