Teenageer fighting for life after street shooting
A 15-year-old boy was fighting for his life in hospital today after he was shot several times.
His 13-year-old friend also suffered gunshot wounds in the attack on Billing Street, Ardwick, Manchester, shortly before midnight last night.
Police were called to the scene by the ambulance service after they discovered the pair, who were bleeding heavily, shortly before midnight.
A Greater Manchester Police spokesman said: "It appears as if somebody approached the boys and shot them.
"The 15-year-old was shot several times and has serious injuries.
"He remains in hospital and is currently undergoing surgery.
"The 13-year-old is also in hospital but I don't think his condition is as serious."
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