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At around 00:15am on Monday 15 August 2022, police were called to a serious incident on Claremont Road to reports of a shooting.
A man, who is believed to between 18-25 years-old was found with serious injuries and was taken to hospital where he was sadly pronounced dead a short time later.
An investigation has been launched and enquiries are ongoing. A scene is in place at Princess Parkway and Claremont Road so the local public and commuters are advised to avoid the area where possible.
Detective Superintendent Jude Holmes, said: “Firstly, my thoughts are with the victim’s family and friends at this extremely difficult time in what is a devastating incident.
“Whilst the investigation is ongoing and at its early stages, we’re working extremely hard to understand the full circumstances.
“Our response has included increased patrols in the immediate area to keep the community safe, whilst a lot of work has been undertaken overnight and will continue today.
“Any details that may help us is asked to get in touch, as we know there were a number of potential witnesses to this serious incident.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact Greater Manchester Police on 101 quoting log number 40 of the 15th August 2022.
Alternatively, details can be passed on anonymously to the independent charity - Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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