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Police are investigating after they were called to a house on Blackrod Avenue in Speke last night. They were called around 7pm, to a report that shots had been fired at a house.
The offenders are thought to have escaped in a dark coloured vehicle and also possibly on some form of motor bike. Officers from the Matrix Serious Organised Crime team attended at the scene and found damage to the property consistent with a firearm being discharged.
A thorough search of the area was immediately carried out and the house was cordoned-off for forensic examinations to take place. House-to-house inquiries have been carried out and an investigation is underway.
– Detective Superintendent Andy Williams
"Luckily, no-one was injured during this incident. Our investigation is at a very early stage, and we are pursuing a number of lines of inquiry, although we currently believe the property was targeted.
"Patrols have been increased in the area to reassure the community and we are now working hard to identify those responsible. "Guns and the criminals who use them have no place on Merseyside and the force will be relentless in its commitment to tackle them head on.
"I would urge anyone with information about this incident to speak to Matrix Serious Organised Crime officers on 0800 230 0600.
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