Man injured in drive-by shooting in Bootle

A 25-year-old man has been hurt in a drive-by-shooting in Bootle.

The victim, who was in a grey Vauxhall Insignia car on Glover Place, was hit with shotgun fire by a motorbike's pillion passenger on Sunday afternoon.

The man suffered superficial injuries and did not need a hospital admission, in what police believe to be a "targeted" attack.

The area has been cordoned off and police are mounting high visibility patrols to reassure residents.

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