Two 19-year-old men and a 17-year-old boy have been arrested on suspicion of affray, possession of drugs and possession of a bladed article and remain in police custody for questioning.

The arrests follow a suspected shooting at a vehicle on Edge Lane in Stretford this afternoon

Detective Chief Inspector Christopher Lowe, of Trafford CID said: “We understand incidents of this nature will cause concerns for those living in this area. However, we believe this incident to be a targeted attack with no wider threat to the community.

“Extra resources have been deployed around the local area both on foot and in patrol cars. If you have any concerns about this incident our officers will be happy to provide reassurance and listen to any of your queries.

“While we have made arrests, we are looking to understand the full circumstances and timeline of events leading up to this incident. We encourage anyone with any information – or dashcam, CCTV, or doorbell footage that could assist the investigation into this incident, to contact police on 0161-856-4081


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