GMP Detectives are appealing for information after a firearms discharge in Salford
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At around 11:45pm on Friday 4 November 2022, officers were called to reports of a firearms discharge on Ashfield Close in Salford.
Officers attended the scene, and no injuries were reported.
No arrests have been made at present and a scene remains in place.
Detective Inspector Rebecca McGuigan of GMP’s Salford District said: "Firstly, I would like to reassure ethe local community that upon initial enquires, we believe this incident to be a targeted attack and there is no risk to the wider public.
"We believe that 4-5 males attempted to gain access to the property on Ashfield Close and discharged a weapon in their attempts to intimidate the residents of the property. The males were reported to be dressed in dark clothing.
"I would like to reassure members of the public we are doing everything we can to ensure the local communities safety.
"We have increased the number of patrol officers around the local area both on foot and in patrol cars. If you have any concerns about this incident our officers will be happy to provide reassurance and listen to your concerns.
"We would like to urge the public to come forward if they have any information that could assist our investigation, whether it be CCTV footage, doorbell footage, photos, or descriptions of the suspects or events, we would ask that you report it to us directly."
If you have any information or footage that could assist our investigation into this incident, please contact GMP Salford on 0161 856 5261 quoting log 3834 of 04/11/2022.
You can also report information via www.gmp.police.uk or through the independent charity Crimestoppers - anonymously – on 0800 555 111.