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Police investigate after man shot in Liverpool

Credit: PA

Police are investigating after a man was shot in Liverpool last night.

Emergency crews were called to Rice Lane in Walton shortly after 6pm to reports that a man in his 20s had been shot in the leg. He has been taken to hospital where his injuries are not described as serious and his condition is stable.

Rice Lane is currently closed at the junction with Queens Drive and the junction with Cavendish Drive and road users are asked to avoid the area.