A seventeen year old boy has been stabbed to death and three more are in hospital after two gangs fought on Henbury Street in Rusholme on Sunday evening
A boy aged 17 was arrested at the scene. He remains in custody for questioning.
Superintendent Leon Jacobs of GMP’s City of Manchester Division said: “This is a dreadful incident and we are working hard to establish how this boy came to lose his life.
“Our specialist officers are supporting the boy’s family and our thoughts are with them as they struggle to come to terms with their loss.
“We also wish those in hospital a speedy recovery.
“While our investigations are in their infancy, we have already made one arrest.
“This is a fast-paced enquiry and it is vital we secure any information that the public possess in relation to this.
“Were you in the area at the time? Did you see the altercation occur within the Henbury Street area or see what led to it? If you can assist or have dashcam or CCTV footage, then please contact police immediately.”