Tag: shooting

Woman threatened with shot-gun at her home in Wythenshawe

A 24-year-old woman was was terrorised by a gang of armed thugs who fired a gun into her home in Baguley last night (February 8).

Police say the Wythenshawe shooting is not linked to other recent shootings in the Manchester area.

Members of the gang were also armed with a machete and an iron bar when they threatened the woman at about 11.35pm. Continue reading “Woman threatened with shot-gun at her home in Wythenshawe”

Firbank pub declares business as usual after shot is fired

The Firbank pub in Newall Green is open for business again today after a shot was fired at a window last night (Thursday Jan 8).

Detectives are investigating the incident which happened at about 8.25pm when a thug fired a single shot from a shotgun at a window into the pool room, which was visibly empty at the time. Continue reading “Firbank pub declares business as usual after shot is fired”

Police investigate reports of shots fired at a house in Benchill, Wythenshawe

Police are investigating reports of shots being fired in Benchill, Wythenshawe.

Shots were reported at around 8.50pm on Wednesday 15 October 2014 at a house on Benchill Drive, Wythenshawe.

In a statement, Greater Manchester Police said: “Officers went to the scene and an investigation is now underway. There are no reports of any injuries.

“A number of officers are now in the area to reassure local residents. Anyone with any information is asked to call police on 101.”