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Manchester Police Say 10 People Hospitalized after Shooting

Sunday, 12 August 2018 03:38 AM

LONDON (AP) — Police in Manchester say 10 people have been hospitalized as the result of a shooting after a Caribbean carnival in the city.

Greater Manchester police say the injuries range from "minor to major" but most don't appear to be life-threatening. The shooting was reported about 2:30 a.m. Sunday.

Detective Superintendent Debbie Dooley says police are trying to establish "exactly where this incident took place and who is responsible for such a dangerous attack." She says extra officers will be on patrol to ease the concerns of residents.

The shooting comes amid a spike in gun and knife crime in Britain that has sparked calls for government action in a country where firearms are strictly controlled.

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