Moss Side Shooting – Ten People Rushed To Hospital After Shooting In Manchester Street

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Moss Side Shooting – Ten People Rushed To Hospital After Shooting In Manchester Street

TEN people have been rushed to hospital after a shooting in the Moss Side area of Manchester, with the area having celebrated a Caribbean festival just hours earlier.

Armed cops from Greater Manchester Police were called to Claremont Road at 2.30am this morning and discovered several people had been injured.

There has been a shooting in Moss Side, hours after a Caribbean festival

The injuries range from minor to major, but most do not appear to be life-threatening, the force said.

Footage reportedly showing the aftermath of the incident was posted on social media.

The video appears to show a panicked group of people being helped by police.

As a voice cries out, shouts of “move” can be heard, while another voice asks “can you hear me”.

Ten people have been hospitalised according to Greater Manchester Police after shots were fired in the Moss Side area of Manchester following carnival

©AndyKelvin / Kelvin Media Armed cops from Greater Manchester Police were called to Claremont Road at 2.30am this morning and discovered several people had been injured

©AndyKelvin / Kelvin Media The injuries range from minor to major, but most do not appear to be life-threatening, the force said

©AndyKelvin / Kelvin Media A video from the scene appeared to show a panicked group of people being helped by police

�AndyKelvin / Kelvin Media Police officers at the scene this morning

©AndyKelvin / Kelvin Media A police cordon and a heavy police presence in the area following the shooting

 

PA:Press Association Cops have been speaking to locals at the scene

PA:Press Association The injuries of those who were shot is not yet known

PA:Press Association One local said: ‘The carnival was the best atmosphere and I didn’t see a hint of trouble from 1-7pm when I was there’

A number of people were in the area following the Caribbean Carnival, which had finished some hours before, the force added.

One local said on Twitter: “Sad to wake up to news of 10 people being shot in Moss Side.

“The carnival was the best atmosphere and I didn’t see a hint of trouble from 1-7pm when I was there.

“People just there with friends and family dancing to great music.”

Pictures on Snapchat show the aftermath

Video on social media shows the chaos after a shooting on Moss Side streets as paramedics treat the wounded

PA:Press Association Cops said: ‘We will have extra officers patrolling the area throughout the morning and into the coming days’

PA:Press Association Remnants of last night’s celebrations can be seen on the street this morning

Detective Superintendent Debbie Dooley said: “We currently have a number of people in hospital all being treated for different injuries but thankfully most do not appear to be life-threatening at this time.

“Officers are trying to establish exactly where this incident took place and who is responsible for such a dangerous attack.

“Those living or visiting the area will understandably be concerned by this incident and we will have extra officers patrolling the area throughout the morning and into the coming days.”

PA:Press Association ‘Officers are trying to establish exactly where this incident took place and who is responsible for such a dangerous attack’

London News Pictures The annual Moss Side Caribbean Carnival procession took place yesterday

London News Pictures The carnival proceeded in a loop from Alexandra Park and through the streets of Moss Side

London News Pictures The shooting marred the carnival for locals

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