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At around 7.20pm last night (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.
Enquiries are ongoing and no arrests have been made.
Detective Inspector Mark Astbury, of GMPs City of Manchester CID, said: "This was a vicious attack which has left a man in hospital with serious injuries.
"I would like to reassure the community that this is believed to be an isolated incident and residents can expect to see an increased police presence in the area as a way of reassurance.
"We are keen to speak to anyone who has any information, or who may have witnessed this incident so our investigation team can track down the offender and bring them to justice."
"A scene remains in place this morning and there is not believed to be a wider threat to the 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.
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