Man shot in arm in Stockbridge Village

A 21-year-old man was shot in the arm on Merseyside.

Police were called to reports of shots being fired in Corner Brook, Stockbridge Village, Knowsley, at about 17:00 BST on Saturday.

A short time later they received reports a man was at a house in Marled Hey with a gunshot wound to his arm.

He was taken to hospital where he is said to be in a stable condition. Both scenes have been cordoned off and house-to-house inquiries are under way.

Police have also stepped up patrols in the area.

Anyone with information is being urged to contact them.

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