Liverpool

Man shot in face in 'targeted' Bootle home attack

Eden Vale, Bootle
Image caption The house and part of the road have been cordoned off

A man was shot in the face as he answered the door to his Liverpool home in what police have described as a "targeted attack".

The 53-year-old suffered serious facial injuries in the attack in Eden Vale, Bootle, at about 21:20 GMT on Tuesday.

His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening, police said.

The house and part of the road have been cordoned off while police carry out house-to-house enquiries.

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