Boy arrested over Birkenhead shooting

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a shooting on Merseyside in April.

A 49-year-old man was left in a serious condition after being shot on Borough Road, Birkenhead, on 18 April.

A silver van was discovered burned out on the Durley Road Industrial Estate in Prenton after the attack.

A 17-year-old boy from St Helens was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and released on bail after being questioned by officers.

At the time of the shooting, Merseyside Police said the shooting was believed to be "a targeted incident that was part of an ongoing dispute".

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