Liverpool

Liverpool man shot in both legs by attacker

A man in his 30s has been shot in both legs in an attack on Merseyside, police have said.

The emergency services were called to Lorenzo Drive in the Norris Green area of Liverpool at about 1850 BST.

The man was taken to hospital by ambulance but his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

A Merseyside Police spokesman said: "Although the motive is unknown at this stage officers believe this was a targeted attack."

The crime scene is cordoned off while police search the area and house-to-house inquiries are taking place.

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