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Two men taken to hospital after Liverpool shooting

Regal Road, Croxteth Photo:

Two men have been taken to hospital after a shooting in Liverpool last night.

At around 8.30pm Matrix officers carried out an inch by inch search of Regal Road before a forensic tent was put up outside one of the houses on the road to preserve evidence.

A spokesperson for Merseyside Police said:

We are currently in Croxteth following reports of a firearms discharge this evening, Thursday, 22 August.

Just before 6pm, officers were called to Regal Road following reports two males had received gunshot wounds.

One man has received an injury to his stomach, the other to the hip. Both men have been taken to hospital.

A cordon is in place and armed officers are in attendance while enquiries are carried out.

– Merseyside Police
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