Police are appealing for more information after a firearms discharge on Churchill Way in Salford last Thursday (19 December 2019).

Local residents have reported that at around 8pm a shot was fired outside The Winston pub on Churchill Way in Salford.

No one was injured and no arrests have been made.

Detective Inspector Rebecca Mills of GMP’s Salford district said: “Thankfully no one was injured during this violent incident but this does not mean to say that we’re not taking this seriously.

“Officers are working hard to establish exactly what happened during the evening of Thursday 19 December on Churchill Way and are searching for any more vital evidence.

“I would also like to reassure the community that we are doing all we can to protect residents and to find those responsible.

“As a result, you may notice an increased police presence in the area.

“If you were near the Winston pub on Thursday 19 December during the time of the incident and saw anything unusual or suspicious please let police know as a matter of urgency.”

Anyone with information should call police on 0161 8565290 quoting incident number 1346 of 23/12/2019, or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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