Liverpool news Road closed off after man shot in the street MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - A section of road is cordoned off after victim was taken to hospital and a passer-by was 'clipped' by bullet
Breaking News ! A significant police presence remained this morning at the scene of a shooting in Aintree in which a man received injuries to his hand. A witness to the incident in Greenwich Road also had his coat "clipped" by the bullet as it flew past him. Emergency services were called to the scene at around 8pm on Monday to reports shots had been fired. This morning a large section of the road, adjacent to Kirkdale Cemetery, remained cordoned off. Several police officers and vehicles remained at the scene. Following the incident last night, police and paramedics found a man in his 20s had suffered a gunshot wound to his hand before he was rushed to hospital. Receive newsletters with the latest news, sport and what's on updates from the Liverpool ECHO by signing up here . An innocent bystander, who witnessed the horrific attack, had his coat damaged by the bullet.
Merseyside Police scene on Greenwich Road, Aintree after overnight shooting.
"A man has been injured and this could have been even more serious, both for the victim and any passers-by, so tell us what you know and we'll take action. "A witness to this incident has had his coat damaged by a gunshot, which is an absolutely frightening experience, and we will be supporting them fully as we investigate. Find the number of people vaccinated near you by entering your postcode below
"Shootings on Merseyside have decreased significantly in recent months, thanks in no small part to information from those areas affected, whether given to us directly or anonymously. "We are determined to find those responsible and remove them and their weapons from the streets." Anyone with information is asked to contact its social media desk on Twitter @MerPolCC or Facebook ‘Merseyside Police Contact Centre’ with reference 21000116629. You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or via their online form here.
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