A car that was found on fire behind a pub is believed to be linked to an attack in which a man was shot in the head, Merseyside Police has said.
The 22-year-old victim was found on Adele Thompson Drive by a member of the public after 22:30 GMT on Friday.
He was taken to hospital where he is in a stable condition. Police said the motive for the shooting was unknown.
Officers are appealing for information about the Volvo found alight behind The Queens Arms in Admiral Street.