Arrest made after man injured in Longsight shooting
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At around 7.20pm on Wednesday 20 October, police were called to reports that a man had been shot on Copthorne Crescent, Manchester.
Emergency services attended and a man in his 20s was taken to hospital with gunshot wounds. He remains in hospital for treatment but his injuries are not believed to be life threatening.
An investigation was launched and on Friday 22 October detectives arrested a 29-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder. He has since been bailed.
Detective Inspector Geoffrey Machent, of GMPs City of Manchester CID, said: "Following this incident we launched a full investigation and our team have been working at pace to establish the full circumstances and identify those responsible.
"Thankfully we have now made an arrest in connection with the shooting but our investigation will continue and I would encourage anyone with information to get in touch with police.
"Again I want to reiterate that we are treating this as an isolated and targeted incident and there is not believed to be any wider threat to the community or public."
Anyone with information should contact police on 101, quoting incident number 2700 of 20/10/2021.
Reports can also be made anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.