Injury Shooting - Merseyside

18th January 2016

Merseyside Police can confirm officers were in attendance in Fazakerley, following an injury shooting on Friday evening (15 January).

Emergency services were called to Grieve Road at around 6.20pm following reports that a man had been shot. The victim, a 28-year-old man, has been taken to hospital where he is being treated for pellet injuries, caused by a shotgun, to his back. His condition is not believed to be life threatening.

At this early stage of the investigation the motive for the attack is unknown, although it is believed to be targeted.

Witnesses are being spoken to, house-to-house enquiries are being carried out and CCTV from the area is being sought in a bid to identify the offenders.

Crime scene investigators attended and carried out forensic examinations at the scene.

Detectives from the specialist Matrix Serious Organised Crime Team are urging anyone who witnessed the incident, or who has any information which could help with their inquiries, to contact the Merseyside gun crime hotline on 0800 230 0600 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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