Police search Huyton parkland after teenager attacked and shot

Police are searching a park in Merseyside after a teenager was shot.

The 17 year old was brought to hospital by a relative with a gunshot wound to the thigh.

It's believed he was attacked by three men in Huyton's Woolfall Heath Park at around 9:30pm on Monday night.

The victim was approached from behind and then hit in the face as he turned around. Credit: Google Earth

Merseyside Police said the motive is currently unknown.