Liverpool

Man bailed after shooting of man in leg and back in Liverpool

A 25-year-old man has been bailed pending further inquiries after a 21-year-old man was shot while sitting in a car in Liverpool.

The victim was in a car in Croxteth Road, Toxteth, at about 21:00 GMT on Monday when the vehicle was shot at.

He was taken to hospital with wounds to his back and leg, but has been discharged.

Police want to speak to anyone who saw a dark estate car in the area at the time of the shooting.

Officers have stepped up patrols in the area, are carrying house-to-house inquiries and are seeking CCTV.

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