Man seriously hurt in Everton shooting

A 28-year-old man is in a serious condition after he was shot in the leg in Liverpool, police said.

The man was shot in Conway Street, Everton, near Everton Sports Centre, at about 22:20 BST on Sunday.

He managed to walk to a nearby taxi and was taken to hospital for treatment. Merseyside Police believe it was a targeted attack.

An investigation is under way and anyone with information is being urged to contact police or Crimestoppers.

Det Insp Andy O'Connor said: "We take all firearms incidents very seriously.

"Officers are working hard to piece together the circumstances of last night's incident, but we need the help of the public to find those responsible and put them before the courts.

"I would appeal to anyone who may have been in the area at the time of the incident, or who has any information, to come forward."

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