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Man arrested in Stockport on suspicion of Fulwood handgun incident

Posted on - 7th January, 2019 - 6:54pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Fulwood, Greyfriars, Preston News, Sharoe Green
The property which is behind trees and up a drive, was targeted off Garstang Road Pic: Google
The property which is behind trees and up a drive, was targeted off Garstang Road Pic: Google

A Manchester man is in custody following a handgun being fired at a house in Fulwood.

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Preston Police stepped up patrols after the incident late on Thursday 3 January.

The police said with the assistance of Greater Manchester Police they had detained a 39-year-old man from Cheadle.

He was arrested on suspicion of possessing a firearm with intent to endanger life and criminal damage.

Police found him at an address in Stockport.

The property in Garstang Road was targeted in the shooting around 11.45pm, although not reported to police until 8.25am on Friday 4 January.

Damage was caused to the porch window of the property, close to Broughton and Fulwood Cricket Club.

No one was hurt in the incident.

Read more: Eastway roadworks to begin near ASDA in Fulwood

Anyone with information about the incident can still call police on 101 quoting log 0268 of January 4th or independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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