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Litherland shooting: Police appeal after man, 20, shot in back

Merseyside Police are appealing for information after a shooting in Litherland.

Officers were called at 20:15 GMT on Monday to reports a man had been shot outside a house in Chelsea Road.

They found a 20-year-old man with pellet wounds in his lower back, which they say is "consistent with a shotgun discharge".

Police said his injuries were not life-threatening and have stepped up patrols in the local area.

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