Man injured in Liverpool shooting

A 21-year-old man has been seriously injured in a shooting in Liverpool.

The man, who is from the Toxteth area, was taken to hospital with a gunshot wound to his abdomen at about 22:30 GMT on Saturday.

Merseyside Police said his condition was serious but stable and his injuries were not life threatening.

A spokesman said detectives were working to find out where the incident may have occurred and were examining an area on Kingsley Road in Toxteth.

The area has been cordoned off while investigations continue.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police.

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