Shots 'fired' at Southport flat in Hesketh Park
Reports of shots being fired from a car at a flat in Southport are being investigated by Merseyside Police.
There were no injuries in the incident, which took place at Hesketh Park, Park Crescent, at about 06:15 BST, but damage was caused to a building.
A spokeswoman for Merseyside Police said they believe that it was a targeted attack.
Witnesses said they then saw a car being driven towards the town centre. Officer patrols have been stepped up.
Anyone with any information is asked to call Merseyside Police.