Inquest adjourned into shooting range death

AN inquest has been opened and adjourned until May after a man died after an incident at a shooting range in Mossley.

Emil Malinski, 29, was taken to Salford Royal Hospital where he later died on injuries caused by a gunshot wound to the head.

Mr Malinski was described at the hearing as being single, an electrician by professional and being born in Poland.

Emergency services were called to Tameside Pistol Club, which is based at Weir Mill, Manchester Road, on Monday, November 2.

Tameside Pistol Club

Coroner Chris Morris told the inquest he was adjourning the hearing until May 20 as Greater Manchester Police, who had launched an investigation, had completed their work.

Greater Manchester Police issued the following statement at the time.

“Police were called at around 12.30pm on Monday, November 2 to a report of concern for welfare on Manchester Road, Mossley.

“A man in his 30s was taken to hospital where he sadly died a short while later.

“There are no suspicious circumstances and a file has been passed to the coroner.”

North West Ambulance Service also confirmed their attendance at 12.23pm.

A spokesperson said: “We attended with a rapid response vehicle, an advanced paramedic, ambulance, air ambulance and a community paramedic. The patient was taken to hospital by the ambulance.”

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