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CCTV images of man firing sawn-off shotgun at Bolton house

Man shooting at house in Bolton Image copyright GMP
Image caption No-one was hurt in the shooting, said police

CCTV images of a man using sawn-off shotgun to shoot at a house have been released.

The pictures capture a moped passenger shooting at a property in Ashbourne Avenue, Bolton in Greater Manchester, at about 19:10 GMT on 11 January.

He then got back on to the vehicle and the rider left towards Bromwich Street. No-one was hurt.

Det Insp Danny Brophy said: "We believe this was a targeted attack, though the motive is not clear."

Appealing for information, he said: "I want to reassure the community that a specialist team of officers is working on this case to establish the facts and identify the people involved."

Image copyright GMP
Image caption Police believe it was a targeted attack
Image copyright GMP
Image caption Officers are appealing for information about the men involved in the shooting

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