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Last Updated: Tuesday, 13 June 2006, 10:35 GMT 11:35 UK
Gunshots fired at city teenagers
A group of teenagers on a Manchester street corner have been shot at by a group of at least four men who drove past at high speed in a car.

Two 13-year-old girls were standing on Monton Street, Moss Side, with four boys when the shooting took place shortly before 2200 BST on Monday.

Police say a grey car drove past with four men inside before returning at high speed and firing at the group.

No-one was injured and the car drove off along Lloyd Street.

Detectives have also appealed for witnesses.

Street closed

The girls had been standing chatting to the four boys who had just finished playing football at a nearby primary school when the attack happened.

Police have described the four men in the car as black and one of them in the back was wearing a distinctive green and yellow football shirt.

Detectives also want to speak to the four boys in the group who were attacked.

Monton Street was closed throughout the night while officers searched the area but was re-opened on Tuesday morning.

In a bid to reassure the local community and deter any further incidents, police have stepped up high visibility patrols in the suburb.

Anyone with information about the incident should contact Longsight CID on 0161 856 4161 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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