UK Armed officers, ambulance and large cordon in place amid reports of shots fired in Salford last minute news
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Breaking News ! Armed Greater Manchester Police officers are at the scene of an incident in Salford tonight amid reports of shots being fired. Images from the area show a large cordon around the Brackenhurst Drive area of Salford, on the border with Cheetham Hill. A number of eyewitnesses at the scene have described hearing four loud gunshots earlier this evening. The scene of a reported shooting in Salford Greater Manchester Police are yet to confirm details of the incident or if anyone was injured. A large cordon remains in place and eyewitnesses say at least one male was taken from the scene in an ambulance. Sign up to the free MEN email newsletter Get the latest updates from across Greater Manchester direct to your inbox with the free MEN newsletter You can sign up very simply by following the instructions here The police response was seen on the border of Cheetham Hill where an ongoing gang war has resulted in a number of incidents in recent months.
The scene of a reported shooting in Salford
Surrounding areas, like Crumpsall, and Higher Broughton in Salford are also seeing the fallout of a renewed conflict. The warring is over who supplies heroin, crack cocaine, and cannabis in the district.
It is not known whether tonight's incident relates to the ongoing violence in the area. The Manchester Evening News has contacted Greater Manchester Police for comment.