Gunshots fired at Skelmersdale home

Acregate, Skelmersdale Image copyright Google
Image caption Shots were fired through a window at the home in Acregate, Skelmersdale on Saturday evening

Gunshots have been fired at a home in Skelmersdale in what police believe may have been a "targeted attack".

Two shots were fired through a ground floor window of the house in Acregate at about 20:30 BST on Saturday.

An investigation has been launched and witnesses have been urged to come forward.

Det Insp Nick Hodgeson, of Lancashire Constabulary, said: "We believe this may have been a targeted attack.

"Thankfully no one was injured during the incident and I would like to reassure residents that we have a team of officers working to find who was responsible."

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