Female restaurant owner shot and killed in New Green, Manchester; man wounded in incident

A 39-year-old female restaurant owner was shot and killed in New Green, Manchester, just after midnight (March 4).


The deceased has been identified as Catherine Matthews of the community.


A man was shot and wounded in the incident.

Reports are that at about 12:21 a.m., Matthews and the man were at her restaurant when explosions were heard.


The police were summoned and both persons were seen with gunshot wounds.


They were taken to hospital where Matthews was pronounced dead and the man admitted for treatment.


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