A shotgun was fired through the window of a Salford property last night

Police were called to a property on Murray Street in Higher Broughton at around 9pm on Wednesday evening following reports of a loud bang.

Credit: Callum Metcalfe

No injuries have been reported and a police cordon was put in place as officers investigated at the scene.

Credit: Callum Metcalfe

A GMP spokesperson said: “A shotgun was fired through the window of a property. The offenders fled the scene before police arrived.”

No arrests have been made so far and police are now appealing for further information.

An earlier incident involving a firearm took place on the 3rd of January this year. A field was taped off near Lark Hill Primary School on Bradden Close in Langworthy.

In 2019, there were a total of 117 crimes committed using weapons in Salford and Eccles.

Anybody with information about last night’s shooting on Murray Street can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or contact 101 quoting incident no. 2952 of 19/02/2020.

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