Man, 45, injured in shooting in Liverpool

A 45-year-old man has been shot in the leg in Liverpool.

Officers were called to Deysbrook Lane, near its junction with Coachman's Drive, in West Derby at 1900 BST on Wednesday.

The victim was taken to hospital with a single gunshot wound to his upper right leg, a police spokeswoman said. He is in a stable condition.

Police said they were not linking the shooting to any others at this stage and appealed for witnesses.

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