Liverpool

Man and woman shot in the legs in Merseyside attack

A man and woman were shot in the legs in Merseyside on Tuesday evening, police have said.

Merseyside Police were called to reports of a gun being fired in Belton Road, Huyton, just before 23:00 BST.

Officers found a car on fire and the victims, both aged 20, were taken to hospital for treatment.

Ch Insp Jason Crellin said: "The investigation is currently in its early stages and we are working to establish what has happened."

Related Topics

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites