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13 August 2020 06:40

In a statement, GMP said: "Police are responding to a serious incident in Bury.

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Sign up to FREE email alerts from LancsLive - daily Subscribe Thank you for subscribing See our privacy notice Invalid Email A teenage boy is in hospital with life-threatening injuries after being shot in Bury. Greater Manchester Police (GMP) says officers are currently responding to a "serious incident" in the town tonight (August 12). Emergency services were called to reports of shots being fired on Chesham Road at about 9.35pm. The teen, whose age hasn't been confirmed by police, was then taken to hospital. No arrests have yet been made in connection with the incident.

Teen left with life-threatening injuries after shots fired in Bury

In a statement, GMP said: "Police are responding to a serious incident in Bury. Officers were called shortly after 9.35pm this evening, Wednesday, to reports of shots fired on Chesham Road. (Image: ASP) "A teenage boy has been taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries. No arrests have been made and initial enquiries are underway. A scene is in place and a large high-visibility police presence will remain in the area." It's understood a large police cordon also involves Dawson Street and a section of Walmersley Road as well as Chesham Road, which is near Clarence Park. One witness said in excess of 10 police vehicles were at the scene, with investigations ongoing. No further details have been revealed. The force has issued an appeal for witnesses. Anyone with any information should contact police on 101 quoting incident number 3452 of 12/08/2020. Details can also be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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