Manchester

Woman, 46, seriously hurt in Stockport hotel shooting

Britannia Hotel
Image caption Police were called to the hotel at about 02:20 GMT

A woman has been left with serious injuries after she was shot at a hotel in Stockport.

The 46-year-old suffered abdominal wounds in the attack at the Britannia Hotel on Dialstone Lane in Offerton.

Greater Manchester Police said they were called to the hotel at about 02:20 GMT. The woman was taken to hospital.

Supt Wayne Miller said the investigation was in the "very early stages" and officers were "following a number of lines of inquiry".

He added the woman was in a "serious" condition and had suffered "potentially life-changing injuries".

Image caption Police have spent the day at the hotel investigating the shooting

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