SHOTS were fired at a house and a car yesterday evening, Wednesday.

Police received a call from the fire service at around 7.55pm that a crew had found bullet holes in a car which had been ablaze on Henry Street in Leigh.

When officers arrived they discovered shots had been fired at the car as well as the upstairs and downstairs windows of a house.

The house occupants were not in at the time of the incident.

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No arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing.

A Greater Manchester Police spokesman said: "Officers attended the scene and upon arrival discovered evidence of a firearms discharge on the car and a nearby property.

"There are no reported injuries and there is believed to be no risk to the wider community."

A cordon was set up at the scene.

One fire engine had been called there to put the fire out at around 7.45pm where a hose reel was used to extinguish the flames.

Firefighters were in attendance for 20 minutes before handing the incident over to the police.

Police have not linked the incident to another car fire which happened on Broadwell Drive at around the same time.

If you have any information contact police on 0161 856 7042 or 101 quoting incident numbers 2,823 or 2,815 of January 22, or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.