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Michael Blake death: Three arrested over Bolton shooting

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Image caption Michael Blake was killed in a shooting outside his home in Bolton

Three people have been arrested in connection with the death of a man who was shot and abandoned in an alleyway after answering his door.

Michael Blake, 28, died in hospital after neighbours found him near his Manchester Road home in Westhoughton, Bolton on 3 November.

Two men, both aged 27, have been arrested on suspicion of murder and conspiracy to murder respectively.

A 52-year-old woman was also arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.

The man held on suspicion of murder remains in police custody while the others were released on bail, Greater Manchester Police said.

Image caption A crime scene was set up following the shooting in Westhoughton

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