Liverpool

Armed gang shoot man in Liverpool robbery

A man has been shot during a robbery by an armed gang at a home in Liverpool.

Police were called to the house on Edinburgh Road in Kensington as masked men broke in just after midnight on Thursday.

The robbers fled after shooting the 25-year-old victim in the leg and taking some jewellery. Officers chased their Volvo but later found it abandoned.

A 21-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

The victim is being treated for gunshot wounds and his condition is said to be stable.

Forensic teams are at the scene and police patrols have been stepped up in the area.

Witnesses have been asked to contact detectives.

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