Huyton man suffers leg wound in shooting

A 23-year-old man has been shot in the leg on Merseyside.

Two men aged 23 and 29 from the Huyton area have been arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm in connection with the incident in Calgarth Road.

The man was wounded in the right leg at about 1900 BST on Thursday but his injuries are not life threatening, said Merseyside Police.

Police said the motive for the incident was not known but officers were treating it as a targeted attack.

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