Deansgate attempted murder probe: two badly hurt after being struck with brick

Police have now charged a man in connection with a city centre incident.

Police leading an attempted murder inquiry in Manchester city centre have now charged a man.

GMP said they were called to a report of ‘injured men’ at the junction of Deansgate and Peter Street at 2.15am on Monday 13 June.

The victims were taken to hospital with serious head injuries, where two of them remained for treatment yesterday. It is understood they were struck with a brick.

Jordan Smith, 30, of Hulme Street, Manchester has now 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 on Thursday (16 June).

A second man, 26, was arrested on Thursday on suspicion of attempted murder. He remains in police custody for questioning.

  • Anyone with information should call GMP on 0161 856 9272 quoting 273 13/06/22 or see www.gmp.police.uk. Information can also be shared via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.