Police are investigating after gunshots were fired overnight at a property in Miles Plating.
Officers recovered a single bullet and bullet casing from the scene on Keele Close
No arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing.
Police are urging anyone with information to come forward and assist in their enquiries.
Detective Inspector Louise Edwards of GMP’s City of Manchester division said: “This was a shocking discovery for the resident of the property this morning and they’ve been left understandably upset and shaken.
“Our enquiries are in their early stages and we’re appealing to anyone with information to get in touch with police. If you live in the area and witnessed the firearm discharge or anything unusual either this morning or overnight please come forward and speak to police.
“We take incidents such as this incredibly seriously and ensuring our communities remain safe is a priority for us. We have increased patrols in the area and I would like to reassure the public that our team are doing all they can to ensure those responsible are identified.”