A man is in critical condition after being shot as he sat in the back of a taxi. It happened in Liverpool on Sunday night.Read the full story ›
A man's been left in a serious condition after being shot in the leg.
It happened on School Street in Haydock. Two men with their faces covered approached the victim before one shot him to the legs. They then left the scene in a red car.
Police believe it to have been a targeted attack.
A cordon remains in place while Crime Scene Investigators carry out their enquiries.
Police are urging anyone with information to come forward.
Criminals who choose to settle their disputes with a weapon do not care about the fear and potential harm they bring to communities in Merseyside.
We need the public to help us make the streets safer by telling us what they know about this incident and criminals who use firearms.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was stabbed in Liverpool.
Police were called on Wednesday to reports that a 38-year-old man had been stabbed in the back on Aldwark Road in Dovecot, after being approached by a group of men.
The offenders possibly then made off from the scene on foot in the direction of Page Moss Lane.
The victim suffered serious injuries and has been taken to hospital for treatment. His condition is described as stable.
I want to make it clear that Merseyside Police will not tolerate the use of knives as weapons on our streets, and the force is absolutely determined to eradicate knife crime.
It is unacceptable for people to behave in this way in a residential area and we would appeal to anyone who might know something, no matter how small, to work with us to help make your community a safer place.
Anyone who witnessed the incident or saw anything suspicious that could help is asked to contact police on 101, or you can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously and for free on 0800 555 111 or via their online form.
Police in Merseyside are investigating an unexplained death after the body of a woman was found at an address in Wirral on Sunday.
Emergency services were called to a property on Wastdale Drive, Moreton, at around 5.45am.
The woman’s of kin have been informed.
A post mortem exam is due to take place to work out how she died.
A 61 year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in custody.
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