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Investigations underway after shooting in Heywood

Anybody with information is asked to contact police on 101. Credit: MEN Media

Investigations are underway after a man was shot tonight in Greater Manchester.

Police were called to Pleasant Street in Heywood shortly after 7pm last night to reports a man had been wounded in the leg.

The victim was taken to hospital for treatment, but his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Officers are now searching for the offender and say a large police presence will be in the area ‘for some time’.