A man shot outside a house in Bootle yesterday afternoon remains in a critical condition in hospital having undergone surgery last night.
The 29-year-old local man suffered gun shot wounds to his stomach and injuries to his thigh after being shot several times outside a house in Monfa Road shortly before 3.45pm.
Detectives from the force’s Matrix Serious Organised Crime (MSOC) unit are leading an extensive police investigation into the targeted attack and believe two people were on a scrambler-type motorbike which pulled up outside the house.
Officers now believe the passenger got off the motorbike and discharged a firearm at the victim, who was outside the front of a house with two other men.
The two offenders then rode away on the scrambler bike in the direction of Province Road and Hawthorne Road.
No-one else was injured but witnesses and the people in the house were left extremely distressed....
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