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At around 7:40pm, police were called to Gardenfold Way, Droylsden to a report of shots fired.
Police attended and took several witness accounts of two loud bangs and two cars driving erratically in the areas of Gardenfold way, Garden Avenue and Fold avenue in Droylsden.
Evidence of a firearm discharge was later found on a grass verge on Gardenfold Avenue with its junction with Market Street in Droylsden.
No injuries have been reported.
No arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing.
Detective Inspector Abdul Kahar of GMP's Tameside district said: ""This happened on a hot day when no doubt people were out enjoying the weather and thankfully, no one was injured by this shocking act.
"We've stepped up patrols in the area to reassure the public while our enquiries continue.
"There are multiple witness accounts that now provide a general picture of the events that have taken place, however the public's input is vital to us piecing together a more detailed picture to assist in identifying those responsible.
"We're keen to hear from those who were in the area at the time, including anyone travelling by car who might have dashcam footage of the area. Any information, however minor could prove to be useful."
Anyone with information should contact police on 0161 856 9262 quoting incident 2799 of 01/07/21.
Reports can also be made via our online live web chat function at www.gmp.police.uk.
Alternatively, details can be passed on anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.