Merseyside Police Investigate Injury Shooting

10th February 2015

Detectives from the Specialist Matrix Organised Crime Team are appealing for information following an injury shooting in Litherland on Monday, 9 February.

Officers were called at 8.15pm to reports that a man been shot outside a house on Chelsea Road.

Officers and paramedics attended and found a 20-year-old man with pellet injuries to his lower back/buttocks. His injuries are consistent with a shotgun discharge.

The man was taken to hospital for treatment. His injuries are not life threatening.

A full investigation into the incident is underway, including house-to-house enquiries and forensic examinations.

Patrols have been stepped up in the area to provide reassurance to the local community.

Detectives are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident, or has any information, which could help them with their enquiries to contact them on 0800 230 0600 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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