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Man, 21, fighting for life after being SHOT through door to his house.

A 21 years old man is fighting for his life after being shot through the door to his house in Cheetham Hill, Greater Manchester.

Police say a gunman opened fire and two shots were fired through the door of the house.

Police on scene.

Emergency services scrambled to the scene on Ermington Drive at 9.35pm however when the police arrived on the scene the man had already been taken to the hospital.

A police spokesman said the victim remains in a life-threatening condition.

Greater Manchester Police (GMP) have launched an investigation and inquiries are ongoing, no arrests have yet been made.

Neighbours in the area said they heard gunshots at around 9.30pm.

Ermington Drive, Cheetham Hill
The street was swamped with several ambulances and a swarm of police cars and this morning a large part of Ermington Drive has been cordoned off by police.

An eyewitness said: “I looked out of the window and could see four police cars and ambulances. A next-door neighbour was shouting. A policeman was knocking on doors. He said there had been a gun shooting and there had been injuries. There was a gunshot around 9.30pm, there was another one a little bit later. A window was smashed in. There is always trouble around here.”

One lady told of how she was concerned when hearing the gunshots as her baby was sleeping in the house.

Anybody with information should contact the GMP Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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