Liverpool

Arrests after man shot in chest in Anfield, Liverpool

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a 20-year-old was shot in Liverpool.

The victim suffered gunshot wounds to his arm and chest in the attack in Anfield on Monday afternoon. He is currently in a critical condition.

Police believe the shooting was targeted and Utting Avenue has been cordoned off for forensic examination.

The suspects, aged 20, 21, and 23, are being questioned by detectives. Patrols have been stepped up in the area.

Det Supt Ian Mulcahey said: "At this time we believe this incident was a targeted attack and would appeal for anyone with any information to come forward so we can take action against the offenders."

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