Man shot in stomach outside Hyde pub

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The man was shot in Hattersley Road at about 20:20 GMT

A man has been shot outside a pub in Greater Manchester.

Witnesses said two men were seen brandishing a gun and threatening people in Hattersley Road, Hyde, on Saturday evening.

The 35-year-old victim left the scene and presented at hospital with a stomach wound. His injuries are not life-threatening.

Greater Manchester Police believed it to be a "targeted attack" and is appealing for witnesses.

Det Insp Zoe Stapleton said: "We know incidents such as this will understandably cause concern but I want to reassure the public that we have launched a full investigation,

"At this stage we believe this to have been a targeted attack with no further threat to any members of the public."

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