Police are investigating after reports of a gun being fired outside a house in St Helens.
Officers were called shortly after 12.30am this morning.
A short time later a 26-year-old man presented himself to a hospital with a wound to his leg consistent with a firearm being discharged. He is currently receiving treatment for his injury.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Merseyside Police.
Police are investigating after reports of gunfire in Old Trafford.
Officers were alerted late on Wednesday night, February 1, to a group of men fighting at a club on Alphonsus Street. They found a number of bullets near a fire exit door. Greater Manchester Police says no one was injured and enquiries are continuing to find out what happened.
- Anyone with information is asked to contact police by calling 101, and quoting reference number 2527, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.
Artwork made from guns collected during amnesties across Greater Manchester will be unveiled today. The sculpture is of Manchester peace activist Erinma Bell who fought to rid Moss Side of gun crime. It'll be on display at the cathedral.
A man has been charged with firearms offences after a gun was discovered at a house in Salford.
Greater Manchester Police recovered the weapon and some ammunition during a raid at a house on Armitage Avenue, Little Hulton, on Thursday, February 18.
Daryl Hewitt, 21, from Swinton, has been charged with possession of a firearm and possession of a firearm whilst prohibited to do so. He remains in custody.
A gun amnesty across Greater Manchester starts this morning.
From 7am the public can hand in guns anonymously. They will not face prosecution.
The amnesty lasts until 26th July and is the first set up by the force since 2008.
In that, 1000 weapons were passed to police.
Merseyside Police have released video of raids made as part of their six-day gun and gang crime crackdown.
Officers say they have arrested 53 people so far, in an operation triggered by a spate of shootings.
One man was arrested over a shooting. Others were questioned over violent disorder, assault, and drugs offences.
Merseyside Police say they have made 10 more arrests in their six-day gun crime crackdown, after extra raids overnight:
It takes the total number of arrests to 53.
Police have arrested 53 people, in a six-day crackdown on gun crime in Merseyside.
Officers have raided eight properties, and stopped numerous cars and people. One man was arrested over a shooting. Others were questioned over violent disorder, assault, and drugs offences.
Superintendent Paul White says: "A small number of people... are causing fear in our communities through the use of violence and firearms and Merseyside Police is not prepared to standby and let them rule the roost."
Police who took a gun off the streets are hunting a man they believe may have been hiding it.
Carlo Tommasello, 25 has not been seen since the gun and live rounds of ammunition were seized from the house on Tartan Street in November last yeat. Tommasello has links to the Clayton area.
Detective Constable Steven Harris said: "Greater Manchester Police is committed to taking guns off our streets, and combating the threat of the organised crime.
"He knows that we are looking for him, and I would urge anyone who recognises him from the picture to call us.
Two shotguns have been recovered from addresses in Kirkdale and Fazakerley in Liverpool. A 37-year old woman and a 47-year-old man, both from Fazakerley were arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm. They are currently being questioned by officers.