Merseyside Police can confirm an investigation is underway after shots were reportedly fired in Knowsley Village yesterday (Monday, 21 April).
Officers were called at about 8.30pm to Ross Close following a report that shots had been heard by a member of the public.
Patrols arrended and a full search of the area was undertaken, which led to the discovery of a shotgun shell casing.
The scene has been cordoned off for examination and enquiries are ongoing in the area. No one has been reported as being injured.
An investigation into the full circumstances of the incident is ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Matrix team on 0800 230 0600 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, onÂ 0800 555 111.