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Yusuf Sonko murder: Boy arrested over 'targeted attack'

Yusuf Sonko Image copyright Merseyside Police
Image caption Yusuf Sonko, from Toxteth, was found injured on Tagus Street

A 17-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of murder over the shooting of a man in Liverpool.

Eighteen-year-old Yusuf Sonko was found on Tagus Street, Toxteth, at about 20:30 BST on Friday and later pronounced dead at hospital.

A post-mortem examination found he died from a single gunshot wound to the head. Merseyside Police said he was the victim of a "targeted attack".

The arrested boy remains in custody for questioning.

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