Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was shot in Wigan.
The incident happened around 4.20pm today (Thursday 19 September 2019), when police received a report that a man had been shot on Bickershaw Lane.
Emergency services responded and the victim, a man in his 50s, was taken to hospital with a gunshot wound.
His condition is believed to be life-threatening.
Initial enquiries have established that a black Audi was seen in the area a short time before the victim was shot.
Inspector Mark Ainscough, of GMP’s Wigan district, said:
Anybody with information should contact police on 0161 856 7957, quoting log 1931 of 19/09/2019 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.