Shooting in Stockbridge Village injures teenager

Police patrol the area in Stockbridge Village
Image caption Police have stepped up patrols in the Stockbridge Village area

A youth of 17 has been shot in the leg in Liverpool.

Police were called at about 00:10 BST to reports that shots had been fired in the Waterpark Drive area of Stockbridge Village.

Shortly afterwards an ambulance was called to Marled Hey to treat the youth for a gunshot wound to his leg.

Officers have been in the area and are trying to establish where the shooting took place and are keeping an open mind about the motive.

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