Officers are appealing for information after a house was shot at in Worsley, Salford.
Shortly before 1.40am on Saturday morning, October 16 police were called to reports of shots being fired on Hilton Lane.
On arrival officers discovered damage to a window which was consistent with a shotgun discharge.
No one was injured in the incident.
Detective Inspector Kenny Blain, from GMP’s Salford borough, said: “This could have had devastating consequences especially because there were two young children in the house at the time.
“Thankfully no one was injured but this would have been extremely frightening for the family.
“We are treating it as a targeted attack and have been carrying out house-to-house enquiries in the area.
“I would like to reassure the public we are doing everything possible to find those responsible and have extra patrols in the area.
“I would urge anyone with any information about this to please contact police.”
Information can be passed on to police by calling 101. Alternatively, if you wish to remain anonymous you can call 0800 555 111.