Police are investigating after a gun was shot at a property in Bolton
St Helens Road has been closed since reports just before midnight of shots being fired.
Police have reported no injuries to the occupants of the address although it is believed to be a targeted attack.
They have increase police presence in the area whilst the matter is being investigated.
In A statement from police they said
"Police were called just before midnight on Wednesday 29 May 2019 to St Helens Road to reports of a firearm discharge.
Officers attended the scene and confirmed there were no injuries to occupants of the address.
There is an increased police presence at the location whilst the matter is being investigated.
It is believed to be a targeted attack. There is not currently believed to be any wider risk to the community.
St Helens Road is currently closed between Crane Street and Edge Hill Road."