Ten people were wounded of different consideration this morning in Manchester, a city of half a million inhabitants located in the north of England, in a gunfight during the celebration of a Caribbean Carnival party, as reported this Sunday the police of this British city.
Nine of those affected were treated in hospitals, among which there are two minors. All have wounds that seem to be caused by pellets and are not serious, as detailed by the armed institute in a statement. A wounded tenth is found serious, although stable, due to damage to his legs whose nature has not been revealed.
Several people have been injured after shots were fired in #MossSide earlier this morning. Extra officers will continue to patrol the area over the coming days. https://t.co/qzIQJzfKeX pic.twitter.com/I4CevWIlOo
— G M Police (@gmpolice) 12 August 2018
The security forces were alerted around 2.30 am local time about the shooting. The Metropolitan Police continues to investigate to “establish exactly where the incident occurred and who is responsible for this dangerous attack,” according to the body. The first firing notices arrived from Claremont Road in the Moss Side area, to where “a large number” of members of the security forces traveled.
“Fortunately, the injuries suffered by victims are not as serious as first thought and we hope that these people will begin to leave the hospital during the day, once they have been treated,” said the chief superintendent. of the Manchester Police, Wasim Chaudhry.
“Those who live or visit that area will be understandably worried about this incident, so we are going to deploy additional agents to patrol the area during the morning and the next few days,” detective Debbie Dooley added this Sunday.