Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

House Is Target of Late-Night Shooting

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

House Is Target of Late-Night Shooting

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AN INVESTIGATION has been launched after a gunman opened fire on a house in Tameside.

Police were called to Torrington Drive in Hattersley in the early hours of Sunday after shots were heard. When officers arrived, they found a weapons had been fired at the front door of a home. The inside of the house was also damaged but no-one was hurt.

Shortly after the shots were heard, at around 1.15am, a person wearing dark clothing was seen running on nearby Silverton Close towards Cheriton Close.

Police are urging anyone with information to come forward. Det Insp Kenny Blain said the incident was being treated as isolated.

He said: "Thankfully, no-one was hurt, but this incident could have ended with devastating consequences and we must find the person responsible. …

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