Detectives investigating a string of revenge shootings on Merseyside have found a shotgun on a disused railway line.
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The son of a couple found shot dead in their home in Sale is being questioned on suspicion of murder.
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.
A teenager is critically ill in hospital after being shot in Liverpool.
The 18 year old was attacked in the Toxteth area during the early hours of this morning.
Sarah Rogers has the details.
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 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.
Officers are questioning householders after an 18 year old man was shot in Toxteth. The scene at Eversley Road has been been cordoned off as specialist forensic officers comb the scene for clues.
A man's critically ill in hospital after he was shot in Liverpool. Police were called to Eversley Road in Toxteth early this morning. The 18 year old victim was hit in the back.
Police are appealing for witnesses after shots were fired in Moston.
Two men wearing balaclavas drove past a house on Pentland Road at just before 7pm last night on a red motorbike and fired two shots at it.
Armed response officers attended and secured the scene and confirmed that the damage was consistent with a gunshot being fired. Nobody was injured.
– Detective Constable Chris Chadderton
“We are treating this as an isolated incident and do not believe it is connected to last week’s shootings in Clayton and Droylsden.
“Thankfully nobody was injured as a result of this dangerous and reckless act and I want to reassure residents that not only are there extra officers in and around the area, but we will do everything we can to identify the culprit.