Man shot in the leg in Orrell Park, Liverpool

A man is recovering in hospital after being shot in the leg in Liverpool.

Police were called to Moss Lane in Orrell Park at about 19:30 GMT on Wednesday by paramedics who were treating a 35-year-old man for a gunshot wound to his left leg.

Police said the man was taken to hospital in a stable condition.

A spokesman said the street had been cordoned off at the junction with Ilford Road while officers carried out forensic tests.

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