1. ITV Report

Police confirm shooting near Salford school

Police officers have confirmed they are currently responding to reports of a shooting in Salford.

Shortly after 2pm on Thursday 11 July 2017, police were called to reports that a number of shots had been exchanged between the rider of a motorcycle and the occupants of a car in Liverpool Street.

The occupants of the vehicle, a blue Renault Megane, fled the scene as did the motorcyclist.

There are no reported injuries at this time.

No arrests have been made.

A scene is in place in Liverpool Street as police continue with their enquiries.

Detective Inspector Joanne Kay, of GMP’s Salford District, said:

There is a large police presence at the scene and officers will be there for some time carrying out their enquiries.

If you were in the area and you saw what happened, or if you witnessed anything suspicious, then please get in touch with us as a matter of urgency.

– Detective Inspector Joanne Kay
  • Anyone with information should call police on 0161 856 5187 quoting reference 1850 of 11/07/18 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.