Arrest Over Mystery Manchester Shooting

30 August 2012, 15:04

Police investigating after a man was shot in the chest and dropped off at hospital, have made an arrest.

Paramedics helped the man, in his 30s, out of a black BMW which then drove off towards the Crumpsall area on Sunday 26 August.

He’s in a serious but stable condition in hospital.

A 24 year old man from Middleton has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

Detective Inspector Terry Crompton, of the Major Incident Team, said: "The fact we have made an arrest in connection to this shooting does not mean the investigation stops here.

"Our inquiries are now progressing well and we are confident that we will be able to establish the full circumstances of what happened.

"We are continuing to act on all the information we have received and should there be any further developments we will keep people informed.

“I also want to stress that we are continuing to appeal for information, no matter how insignificant it may seem.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Major Incident Team on 0161 856 4711, 101 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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