Man charged with a firing a gun in Sale

By Peter Trollope at


Aman has been charged after a gun was fired in Sale.

Francis Beal.25. of no fixed address has been charged with possession of a firearm with intent to cause serious injury.

He has been remanded in custody and will appear at Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court.

Shortly before 9.50am on Tuesday 22 January 2019, police were called to reports of a disturbance on Eastway.

Witnesses reported seeing a man aiming and firing a handgun at a black M Sport BMW, before the car fled.

No one was injured. Police found evidence of a firearms discharge and recovered a handgun.