City centre attempted murder - man charged and second arrested

Date published: 17 June 2022

Greater Manchester Police detectives investigating an attempted murder in Manchester city centre have charged one man and arrested a second.

Jordan Smith (aged 30) of Hulme Street, Manchester, has been charged with two counts of attempted murder and section 18 assault.

He was remanded in custody ahead of a hearing at Manchester and Salford Magistrates Court.

Yesterday (Thursday), a 26-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

He remains in police custody for questioning.

At around 2.15am on Monday (June 13), officers were made aware of injured males at the junction of Deansgate and Peter Street.

The victims were taken to hospital with serious head injuries, where two of them remain for treatment.

Anyone with information should contact police 0161 856 9272 quoting 273 13/06/22 or:

Information can also be shared via the independent charity – Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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