Cllr Luthfur Rahman's statement of reassurance following the tragic incident in Fallowfield this week.
Cllr Rahman said:
"It's with great sadness that we hear of the incident in Fallowfield that has taken the life of a young man.
"We know that this sort of incident is very worrying for people living and working in the area, but we should all be reassured that this incident is being taken very seriously and GMP have confirmed that they will increase officers on the streets over the coming days.
"The Council is actively supporting the police investigation and we would urge anyone with information to get in touch with GMP.
"Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the deceased at this difficult time."
Anyone with information should contact police by calling 101 quoting 240 26/10/22.
Members of the public can uploaded any information including photos, videos and CCTV via GMP's Major Incident Public Portal
Alternatively, you report information online or you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Information can be shared anonymously via the independent charity - Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.