We can confirm officers are in attendance in Anfield today (Tuesday 22 September) following reports three people were struck with air pellets.
Officers were called at 9am to Goldie Street, at its junction with Sleepers Hill, to a report a 36-year-old man, a 25-year-old woman and a 34-year-old woman had sustained leg injuries after being struck with pellets believed to have been shot with an air weapon. They have been taken to hospital for assessment.
Officers are in the area conducting enquires to establish the full circumstances and locate the person responsible.
Witnesses are being spoken to and house to house and forensic enquiries are being carried out, with CCTV opportunities in the area also being explored.
Road closures are in place while officers deal with the incident, with closures in place on Walton Breck Road, Anfield Road and Sleepers Hill.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Merseyside Police social media desk via Twitter @MerPolCC or Facebook ‘Merseyside Police Contact Centre’. You can also call 101 quoting incident reference 20000573977 or 20000574032, or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or via their online form at: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/give-information.