Teenager shot in Bootle

A 16 year old has been shot in Bootle on Merseyside. Emergency services were called to Monfa Road at around 5pm yesterday afternoon to reports that a teenage boy had been shot.

On arrival officers found a 16-year-old male with pellet injuries to his right hand and upper thigh. His injuries are not life threatening.

Police say the victim is not co-operating with the police and detectives are appealing to anyone who may have information to come forward.