Second man charged with murder after shooting

Michael Blake
Michael Blake

A man will appear in court today after being charged with murder.

Nathan Quigley, 30, of Cleworth Walk, Hulme, was charged with the murder of Michael Blake.

He was remanded to appear before Manchester Magistrates’ Court today.

Shortly before 11.10pm on Thursday, November 3, police were called to Manchester Road, Westhoughton, to what was initially reported as a fail-to-stop collision.

Mr Blake, 28, was found with a gunshot wound to his leg and a gunshot wound to the back of his head.

He was taken to hospital but died the following day.

Nathan Aaron Daniels, 27, of Nottingham Avenue, Stockport, appeared at Bolton Magistrates' Court on Wednesday charged with the murder of Mr Blake.

A 26-year-old man has also been arrested on suspicion of murder.

A 27-year-old man arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder was released on bail until Friday, December 16, while a 52-year-old woman arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender has been released on bail until Wednesday, January 25.