Ten people have been shot in Manchester after a carnival event in the Moss Side area.
Armed officers from Greater Manchester Police (GMP) were scrambled to called to Claremont Road at 2.30am on Sunday.
Terrifying footage of the bloody aftermath shows a panicked group crying out and a voice asking ‘can you hear me?’.
A number of people were in the area following the Caribbean Carnival, which had finished some hours before, the force added.
The shooting took place in Claremont Road in the Moss Side area of Manchester this morning
Police are now scouring CCTV to try and find out exactly who attacked the revellers in the road.
Detective Superintendent Debbie Dooley said: ‘We currently have a number of people in hospital all being treated for different injuries but thankfully most do not appear to be life-threatening at this time.
Children were heavily involved in the annual carnival yesterday – but a shooting took place in the early hours
‘Officers are trying to establish exactly where this incident took place and who is responsible for such a dangerous attack.
‘Those living or visiting the area will understandably be concerned by this incident and we will have extra officers patrolling the area throughout the morning and into the coming days.’
Families lined the streets in Moss Side to watch the carnival in Moss Side but hours after the event ten revellers were shot
GMP said it had deployed a ‘large number’ of armed and unarmed officers in the area after the alarm was raised.
Investigations were taking place to identify exactly where the shooting occurred and who was involved.
Anyone with any information was asked to call police on 0161 856 4166 quoting incident number 297 of 12 August or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.