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Man shot in both legs on Merseyside street

A man has been shot in both legs on Merseyside in what police have described as a "targeted" attack.

Police were called after the victim, 26, arrived at hospital at 2225 GMT on Tuesday.

Officers believe he was shot twice outside a house in Edinburgh Drive, Huyton. He also had a wound to his right arm.

Merseyside Police have appealed to anyone with information to contact them.

A spokeswoman said officers were carrying out inquiries in the area and had stepped up patrols.

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