Man arrested over Liverpool amateur footballer shooting

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A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempting to murder a man was shot as he was about to play football in Liverpool.

The 27-year-old victim was attacked by a gunman who jogged onto the pitch on Hillfoot Road, Woolton, on 12 January.

Police said "over 80 people" had witnessed the attack which left the target with leg injuries.

The 22-year-old man remains in police custody for questioning.

His arrest follows those of a 22-year-old woman and a 28-year-old man, who were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder and released on bail pending further enquiries.

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