Two men taken to hospital after double shooting near Wigan

1/27/2022 3:43:00 AM

Two men taken to hospital after double shooting near Wigan

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Two men taken to hospital after double shooting near Wigan

Shots fired at property in Hawthorn Grove, Leigh at about 5.45pm on Wednesday shortly before second shooting in Shadwell Grove

While police believe the shootings may be linked, details of exactly what happened are yet to be confirmed.Tributes are paid to a mother-of-two, aged 43, who was stabbed to death by a knifeman in Maida Vale.Register for free to continue reading Registration is a free and easy way to support our truly independent journalism By registering, you will also enjoy limited access to Premium articles, exclusive newsletters, commenting, and virtual events with our leading journalists register Please enter a valid email Please enter a valid email Password Must be at least 6 characters, include an upper and lower case character and a number Must be at least 6 characters, include an upper and lower case character and a number Must be at least 6 characters, include an upper and lower case character and a number First name Please enter your first name Special characters aren’t allowed Please enter a name between 1 and 40 characters Last name Please enter your last name Special characters aren’t allowed Please enter a name between 1 and 40 characters Select your year of birth 2004.A school has been left "devastated" after the sudden deaths of two of its pupils in the same week.

Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA While police believe the shootings may be linked, details of exactly what happened are yet to be confirmed. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Thu 27 Jan 2022 00. Bystanders had tried to stop knifeman after he pounced on his 43-year-old victim, stabbing her over 10 times.30 GMT Last modified on Thu 27 Jan 2022 00.34 GMT Two men have been taken to hospital after a double shooting near Wigan. . Gunshots were fired at a property in Hawthorn Grove, Leigh at about 5. The headteacher then had to write another letter to parents on Saturday concerning the second devastating death.

45pm on Wednesday evening before a second shooting shortly after in Shadwell Grove. Greater Manchester police said a man in his twenties was taken to hospital with gunshot wounds. Another man, in his thirties, was then taken to hospital after the second incident. While police believe the shootings may be linked, details of exactly what happened were yet to be confirmed. Det Supt Jamie Daniels said: “We are in the very early stages of our investigation into these incidents but we believe they could be linked. One parent said: “Really sad.

“We have officers in Leigh carrying out extensive inquiries to establish exactly what has happened. “Two people are in hospital with gunshot wounds and I can assure people that we will leave no stone unturned as we work to find out who is responsible. “We understand the community will be concerned and, as such, we have deployed extra patrols to reassure them. “If you have information that could help us with our investigation, please come forward. Anything said can be done so in confidence or anonymously.” One more said: “I send love, hugs and prayers to the grieving families.

” Witnesses told the Manchester Evening News that a police helicopter was seen circling the area. One resident said: “There were a lot of police cars and a helicopter flying around just after 6pm. “My family and all the neighbours were very worried at seeing the number of police in the area.” Topics .

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While police believe the shootings may be linked, details of exactly what happened are yet to be confirmed.Tributes are paid to a mother-of-two, aged 43, who was stabbed to death by a knifeman in Maida Vale.Register for free to continue reading Registration is a free and easy way to support our truly independent journalism By registering, you will also enjoy limited access to Premium articles, exclusive newsletters, commenting, and virtual events with our leading journalists register Please enter a valid email Please enter a valid email Password Must be at least 6 characters, include an upper and lower case character and a number Must be at least 6 characters, include an upper and lower case character and a number Must be at least 6 characters, include an upper and lower case character and a number First name Please enter your first name Special characters aren’t allowed Please enter a name between 1 and 40 characters Last name Please enter your last name Special characters aren’t allowed Please enter a name between 1 and 40 characters Select your year of birth 2004.A school has been left "devastated" after the sudden deaths of two of its pupils in the same week.

Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA While police believe the shootings may be linked, details of exactly what happened are yet to be confirmed. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Thu 27 Jan 2022 00. Bystanders had tried to stop knifeman after he pounced on his 43-year-old victim, stabbing her over 10 times.30 GMT Last modified on Thu 27 Jan 2022 00.34 GMT Two men have been taken to hospital after a double shooting near Wigan. . Gunshots were fired at a property in Hawthorn Grove, Leigh at about 5. The headteacher then had to write another letter to parents on Saturday concerning the second devastating death.

45pm on Wednesday evening before a second shooting shortly after in Shadwell Grove. Greater Manchester police said a man in his twenties was taken to hospital with gunshot wounds. Another man, in his thirties, was then taken to hospital after the second incident. While police believe the shootings may be linked, details of exactly what happened were yet to be confirmed. Det Supt Jamie Daniels said: “We are in the very early stages of our investigation into these incidents but we believe they could be linked. One parent said: “Really sad.

“We have officers in Leigh carrying out extensive inquiries to establish exactly what has happened. “Two people are in hospital with gunshot wounds and I can assure people that we will leave no stone unturned as we work to find out who is responsible. “We understand the community will be concerned and, as such, we have deployed extra patrols to reassure them. “If you have information that could help us with our investigation, please come forward. Anything said can be done so in confidence or anonymously.” One more said: “I send love, hugs and prayers to the grieving families.

” Witnesses told the Manchester Evening News that a police helicopter was seen circling the area. One resident said: “There were a lot of police cars and a helicopter flying around just after 6pm. “My family and all the neighbours were very worried at seeing the number of police in the area.” Topics .