Published: Sun, August 12, 2018
Worldwide | By Jermaine Blake

Manchester police say 10 people hospitalized after shooting

Manchester police say 10 people hospitalized after shooting

Armed officers from Greater Manchester Police (GMP) were scrambled to called to Claremont Road at 2.30am on Sunday.

Ten people suffered minor or major injuries in what Manchester police call "a risky attack, " Sky News reports.

Ten people were shot in Manchester, England, early Sunday morning, hours after a Caribbean carnival in the area had ended, the BBC reported.

Ten people have been injured following a shooting at an incident at Manchester's Caribbean Carnival in Moss Side.

Youth worker Kemoy Walker said he had been on the main stage at the carnival, which finished at about 8pm, on Saturday and had been at another street party on Claremont Road until about 11.30pm.

Greater Manchester police said the injuries range from "minor to major" but most don't appear to be life-threatening.

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

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The video shows panicked people with police.

Officers are now trying to establish exactly where the shooting took place and the identity of those involved.

Detective Superintendent Debbie Dooley could not give further detail on the nature of the injuries said most were not life threatening.

Extra officers will be patrolling the area over the coming days to reassure the public, she added.

"Officers are now in the area trying to establish exactly where the shooting took place and identify those involved".

Anyone with any information was asked to call police on 0161 856 4166 quoting incident number 297 of 12 August or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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