Sould we sign this person up (s)he could be needed!! "Police are hunting a sniper who shot four pedestrians with a high-powered air rifle. The shootings took place over a period of 10 hours in the Cheetham Hill area of Manchester, three of them on the same road. A 32-year-old man needed surgery to remove a pellet from his abdomen after he was shot while walking along Leicester Road last night. Another man was shot in the shoulder as he walked along the same road at 9pm. A third man was hit in the neck and shin as he walked along North Clifden Lane at around 3.30pm. And a woman was hit on the arm as she walked along Leicester Road just after midday. The pellet tore her coat but she was not injured. A spokeswoman for Greater Manchester Police said: "We are urging anyone with information to contact detectives."