On Air Now
Heart Breakfast with Jamie Theakston and Amanda Holden 6:30am - 10am
8 May 2018, 08:24 | Updated: 8 May 2018, 08:25
Police are investigating after a teenager suffered serious injuries in a shooting in Manchester.
The victim, in his late teens, was with his friends when he was shot in his leg on Vale Street in the Clayton area of the city.
He was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries which Greater Manchester Police described as serious.
Officers have established a cordon on Vale Street as they carry out inquiries into the attack, around 2.45pm on Monday.
Detective Inspector Claire Moss, of GMP's City of Manchester Division, said: "People will understandably be concerned that someone has been shot in broad daylight on their streets, but I want to assure them we are doing all we can to get to the bottom of what happened.
"We have increased patrols in the area and have a cordon in place, and I'd ask people to share any information that could help us identify the person responsible for such a violent attack with these officers.
"On such a warm bank holiday, people will have been in the area and someone out there will have the detail we need to hold the offender to account.
"If you know something that could help our inquiries, please get in touch with police as soon as you can."