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Manchester shooting: Man, 20, hospitalised with ‘gunshot wounds’ – police rush to scene

The victim is undergoing surgery following the incident in the inner-city area of Moss Side. Police swarmed Rosebery Street tonight and erected a cordon around several roads. At least 10 police vehicles were seen parked near the tape, including armed response vehicles, following the reported shooting.

The cordon is in place at Rosebury Street at the junctions with Greame Street and Alison Street.

People at the scene said officers arrived at around 8.30pm. 

A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Police said a man was undergoing surgery for gunshot wounds.

They said he self-presented at a hospital with his injuries. 

They said: “At about 8.20pm today (5 July), officers were called to Rosebery Street, Moss Side, to reports of a shooting.

“A 20-year-old man self-presented at hospital with gunshot wounds and is undergoing surgery.

“There is a scene in place in and around Rosebery Street and there are road closures in place.

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At least one forensic officers was seen at the scene of the crime as police continued their investigation. 

Tonight’s incident follows a shooting in Tameside, nine miles away, last Thursday.

Residents in a quiet cul-de-sac were shaken after witnessed cars being driven erratically around the area before hearing two loud shots.

The incident happened at around 7.40pm.

Police confirmed they uncovered evidence of a firearm discharge in nearby Gardenfold Avenue near the junction with Market Street.

And just before 1am last Thursday a young man was stabbed at a bus stop in Chadderton, six miles from Moss Side.

Police and paramedics rushed to the scene where they found a 26-year-old man suffering from knife wounds.

Greater Manchester Police said the stabbing happened on Bentley Street.

Bus company First said the bus driver witnessed a blood-soaked man staggering towards the vehicle as he drove on Middleton Road.

The driver immediately offered the victim assistance, helping him onto the bus before calling an ambulance. 

More to follow…

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Author: Laura O’Callaghan
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Man dies from gunshot wound after being found in north Austin parking lot

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A man died after being found in a north Austin apartment complex parking lot Wednesday morning, according to the Austin Police Department.

APD said around 6:48 a.m., Austin 911 got a report of a man down in the parking lot of the apartment complex located at 9036 North Lamar Boulevard. That’s in between West Rundberg Lane and Payton Gin Road.

Officers and Austin-Travis County EMS gave medical aid to the man, but efforts were unsuccessful. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 7:07 a.m., according to APD.

The man has been identified as Hugo Geovany Martinez Morales, 35, police said.

An autopsy was done, and the Travis County Medical Examiner’s Office determined the cause of death to be a gunshot wound in the manner of homicide.

Detectives ask anyone with information or video of the shooting to call APD Homicide at (512) 974-TIPS.

They are looking to speak with anyone in the area who may have seen something suspicious in the late evening hours of June 15 or the early morning hours of June 16.

Austin police are asking for help solving the murder of Hugo Geovany Martinez Morales, 35, who was found shot in an apartment complex parking lot June 16, 2021 (APD Flyer)
Austin police are asking for help solving the murder of Hugo Geovany Martinez Morales, 35, who was found shot in an apartment complex parking lot June 16, 2021 (APD Flyer)

Up to $ 1,000 in reward money is being offering in return for information leading to an arrest of a suspect.

Author: Jaclyn Ramkissoon
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