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Police are appealing for information following a firearms discharge in Salford

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Police are appealing for information after a firearms discharge in Salford on Friday evening.

A large number of officers attended the scene on Ashfield Close including forensics after being called at 11:45 pm.

No injuries were reported and no arrested have been made at this stage.

Detective Inspector Rebecca McGuigan of GMP’s Salford District said: "We believe that 4-5 males attempted to gain access to the property on Ashfield Close and discharged a weapon in their attempts to intimidate the residents of the property. The males were reported to be dressed in dark clothing."

Police believe this was a targeted attack and there is no risk to the wider public, patrols in the area have been increased.

Detective Inspector McGuigan added: "We would like to urge the public to come forward if they have any information that could assist our investigation, whether it be CCTV footage, doorbell footage, photos, or descriptions of the suspects or events, we would ask that you report it to us directly."

If you have any information or footage that could assist the investigation into this incident, please contact GMP Salford on 0161 856 5261 quoting log 3834 of 04/11/2022.

You can also report information via or through the independent charity Crimestoppers - anonymously – on 0800 555 111.


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