Man shot in leg in 'targeted attack' in north Liverpool

A man was shot in the leg in Liverpool on Sunday evening, police have said.

A 22-year-old man, from the Kirkdale area, arrived at a local hospital at about 19:45 GMT with a gunshot wound to his leg.

Merseyside Police said they believe he was shot somewhere in the north Liverpool area and that it was a targeted attack. His injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

Police patrols in the north Liverpool area have been increased.

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