Merseyside Police have arrested a man in connection with a shooting in Toxteth on Saturday. A 20-year-old man from Toxeth is being questioned on suspicion of attempted murder and possession of a firearm. He is currently in police custody and will be questioned by detectives later today.
The 18 year old was shot in the back at the junction of Kingsley and Eversley road at just before 1am on Sunday morning. He's critically ill in hospital. Click here for more.
Scene cordoned off as shooting investigation gets underway
Eversley Road in Toxteth remains closed off for forensic investigation after an 18-year-old man was shot. He was hit in the back and is critically ill in hospital. Officers are carrying out house-to-house inquiries in the area.
Police believe that Toxteth shooting was targeted attack
Police say they believe that an 18 year old man who was shot in Liverpool was deliberately targeted. Detectives say they are still trying to establish a motive for the attack, which left the man critically ill in hospital. High visibility patrols have been stepped up in the area.