- Officers were called to a property in Salford just before 6:30pm yesterday
- A 34-year-old man was found with a suspected gunshot injury and stab wounds
A man has been shot and stabbed in a targeted attack in his home as police are searching for his attacker.
Officers were called to a property in Greater Manchester just before 6:30pm yesterday after a 34-year-old man was found suffering from a suspected gunshot injury and stab wounds.
Ambulance crews also attended the scene on Norfolk Street, Walkden, to treat the man, who was later taken to hospital.
Greater Manchester Police said he remains in a serious but stable condition.
The force added that no arrests have been made, although detectives are treating the incident as a targeted attack.
A man has been shot and stabbed in a targeted attack in his home in Greater Manchester. Pictured: Police at the scene on Norfolk Street, Walkden, Salford
The 34-year-old man was found suffering from a suspected gunshot injury and stab wounds following a suspected targeted attack. Pictured: Forensics teams at the scene on Norfolk Street
Superintendent James Ainscough said: ‘An increased presence of neighbourhood officers conducting highly visible patrols will be in the area over the coming days to offer reassurance to the local community.
‘We are keen to ensure we ascertain as many details as we can about this incident, and I therefore encourage the public to get in touch with any information they can that may aid our investigation.
‘I would like to reassure the local community, and send a message to those involved, that relentless work is ongoing behind the scenes to bring those responsible to justice.
‘There is a scene in place on Norfolk Street and there are road closures in place whilst officers conduct initial enquiries.
‘You can speak to officers on the ground, to us over the phone on 101, or report online at gmp.police.uk quoting incident number 2764 of 4/11/2023 and anyone with mobile phone, dashcam or CCTV footage from the area, should submit this to us.
‘Or alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.’