Man arrested after shots are fired on Middleton street

Detectives investigating an incident in Middleton were shots were heard being fired on Thursday night (20th June) say they’ve arrested a man on suspicion of possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life.

It was at around 10.50pm when officers were called the Ullswater Drive following reports that gun shots had been heard.

When officers arrived, they found evidence that a firearm had been used.

In a statement Greater Manchester Police have confirmed they’ve arrested a 32-year old man on suspicion of section 18 assault and possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life.

He remains in custody for questioning.

Enquiries into what happened are ongoing with police appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

Anyone who knows what happened is being urged to contact officers on 0161 856 8437, or by calling 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.


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