Merseyside Police Appeal Following Shooting
March 25, 2016, 7:50 am
Merseyside Police is appealing for information following an injury shooting last night (Thursday, 24 March) in Fazakerley.
Emergency services were called at around 10.30pm toÂ Longmoor Lane, near First Avenue,Â to reports one man had been injured. The 23-year-old man was taken to hospital by a member of the public where he is being treated for what are thought to be shotgun injuries to his leg. His injuries are not thought to be life threatening.
Detectives have cordoned off the scene and enquiries are on-going in the area. Witnesses are being sought and house to house enquiries have begun.
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The scene is being searched and will be forensically examined.
At this early stage of the investigation the motive for the attack is unclear.
Detectives are working to piece together the circumstances of this incident and are appealing for anyone who was in the area at the time or anyone who has any information about this incident to contact the MSOC Guncrime hotline on 0800 230 0600 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.
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Source: Merseyside Police