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Murder probe after man dies in Liverpool shooting

Lloyd Close, Everton
Image caption A man was found with gunshot wounds and pronounced dead in hospital

A murder investigation has begun after a man died following a shooting.

Mark Thomas Hillman, 26, was found with serious injuries to his upper body on a pavement in Lloyd Close, Everton, Liverpool, at 17:15 BST on Wednesday.

Mr Hillman, from Kirkdale, was pronounced dead in hospital a short time later.

Police were called after a member of the public heard several loud bangs. Officers are treating it as a "targeted attack".

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