Merseyside shooting prompts police search of two areas

Police are searching two areas of Merseyside after a 23-year-old man was shot in the arm.

The man, who went to hospital with the injury on Saturday afternoon, told police he had been shot at between 13:00 and 15:00 BST.

He said it had happened in either Page Moss Road, Dovecot, or in the Grant Road area of Page Moss, Huyton.

Police have sealed off both areas but so far have found no evidence of a gun being fired.

An investigation into the incident is continuing and officers are urging anyone with information to contact them.

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