Injury Shooting - Moss Lane, Orrell Park, North Liverpool
Merseyside Police is investigating after a man was shot in the
leg in north Liverpool on Wednesday evening (October 31, 2012).
Officers were called to Moss Lane in Orrell Park shortly after
7.30pm by the ambulance service.
On arrival they found a 35-year-old man being treated outside a
house for injuries to his lower left leg.
The victim was taken to hospital by ambulance with injuries that
are not life-threatening. His condition is described as stable.
It is believed that the injuries are the result of a firearms
discharge and detectives from the force's anti gun crime Matrix
unit are investigating.
The scene has been sealed off for forensic examination and Moss
Lane has been cordoned off at the junction with Ilford Road.
A highly visible police presence is currently in the area to
reassure the community.
Officers are carrying out house to house enquiries and anyone
who saw or heard anything suspicious is asked to call Matrix on
0151 777 5699 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.