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.

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