Liverpool

Man, 21, is injured in shooting in Liverpool

A 21-year-old man has been shot in Liverpool in the early hours, police have confirmed.

Officers were called to Wilberforce Road, Walton, at 0215 BST. They found the victim with injuries to his leg.

Police are trying to trace two men who were seen running away from the scene, towards Cranehurst Road.

The area has been cordoned off for forensic inquiries. Police are making house-to-house inquiries and have stepped up patrols in the area.

Anyone with any information should contact Merseyside Police.

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