Manchester

Kieran McGrath shooting: Man arrested on suspicion of murder

Kieran McGrath Image copyright GMP
Image caption Kieran McGrath died from a single gunshot wound to the chest

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the death of man who was shot in a Greater Manchester pub but managed to drive to a police station.

Kieran McGrath, 26, was found outside Ashton-under-Lyne police station on Manchester Road on 5 October but had been shot at a nearby pub.

The arrest follows an appeal by his mother and the release of CCTV images of a motorbike used in the shooting.

A 22-year-old man who was arrested remains in police custody.

Detectives said the 26-year-old victim was shot in a "targeted attack" by two men on a motorbike after he left the Sheldon Arms pub and that he had managed to drive to the police station on Manchester Road nearby.

A 30-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of murder in October after handing himself into police has been bailed until 9 December.

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