A man has died following a suspected shooting in Manchester in the early hours of Monday.
Police found an 18- to 25-year-old man with serious injuries after opening fire on Claremont Road in Moss Side.
He was taken to the hospital but died not long after.
A crime scene struggle is taking place at Princess Parkway and Claremont Road and the public is being urged to avoid the area.
Detective Superintendent Jude Holmes said: “First of all, my thoughts are with the family and friends of the victim at this extremely difficult time in a horrific incident.
“While the investigation is ongoing and in its early stages, we are working extremely hard to understand the entire situation.”
“Any details that may be of help to us are requested to be contacted, as we are aware that there are several potential witnesses to this serious incident,” she added.