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Two arrests after gunman on motorbike fires shots at Salford house

Two men age 21 and 27 have been arrested after a gunman blasted the front door of a Salford house with shots before speeding away on a motorbike.

SalfordOnline.com broke the news just minutes after it happened, at around 9.35pm on Saturday 1 August.

The area around the house on Douglas Green, off Whit Lane, was quickly cordoned off by forensics officers.

Armed police swarmed to the scene.

Read:Gunman on motorbike fired shots at Salford house

No-one was injured in the drive by-style shooting.

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The two men have now been arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear or violence and remain in police custody for questioning.

Anyone with information should phone police on 0161 856 5345, 101 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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SalfordOnline.com's Local History Editor and Senior Reporter.