Man Arrested After A Shooting In Old Trafford

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Police investigating shots fired in Old Trafford have arrested a 25-year-old man.

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Police were called shortly before midnight on February 1st to reports of a group of men fighting at a social club on Alphonsus Street, Old Trafford.

On arrival, it was established that a firearm had been discharged and a number of bullets were recovered from the scene, no one was injured.

Following extensive enquiries, officers have since arrested a 25-year-old man on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder.

Detective Inspector Carl Gilbert, from GMP’s Trafford borough, said: “A 25-year-old man is in custody in connection with this investigation and is currently being questioned.

“A firearm has also been recovered.

“I would still urge anyone with any information about this incident to please call us on 101. If you want to remain anonymous, then you can also call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

To pass on information call GMP on 101 quoting reference number 2527 of 1 February 2017 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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