Merseyside Police can confirm officers are investigating following a report of shots being fired in Walton this afternoon (Tuesday, 14 October).
At about 1pm officers were called to Hayfield Street after a member of the public reported hearing shots being fired.
Patrols attended and found damage to the front door a property consistent with a firearms discharge.
No-one has been reported as being injured as a result of the incident.
The scene has been cordoned-off and an extensive search of the area is underway.
House-to-house enquiries are also being undertaken and CCTV from the area is being sought.
Officers from the specialist Matrix Serious & Organised Crime Investigation Unit are carrying out enquiries to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.
Anyone with information is urged to call MSOC officers on 0800 230 0600 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.