Ten In Hospital After Shooting In Manchester

Local police say the injuries range from minor to major.

What you need to know
  • Ten people have been hospitalised in the UK after a shooting in Manchester
  • Police say the injuries range from minor to major, but most appear to be non life-threatening
  • Investigations into the incident and who was responsible are still continuing

At least ten people have been injured following a shooting in Manchester in the UK.

Police responded to an incident in the Moss Side area of Manchester at around 2:30am local time on Sunday, where they say they found several people had been injured as a result of a firearm being discharged.

Ten people are currently in hospital suffering from minor to major injuries, with most of the injuries being non life-threatening, Detective Superintendent Debbie Dooley said.

"Officers are trying to establish exactly where this incident took place and who is responsible for such a dangerous attack," Det. Spt. Dooley said.

It's understood the Caribbean Carnival had taken place in Manchester earlier in the day and there were many people still in the area at the time of the incident.

“The area is being searched and examined while we are also trying to speak to as many people as possible and are reviewing CCTV to get all the facts."

Local police confirmed extra  officers would be patrolling the area throughout the coming days.

More to come.