Liverpool

Man arrested after 'shot fired' near Liverpool school

Police cordon in Anfield
Image caption Police ordered pupils and staff at the schools to stay inside during the incident on Tuesday

A man has been arrested after a shot was reportedly fired at a car outside a primary school.

It took place on Tuesday afternoon near Anfield Road Primary School in Liverpool, Merseyside Police said.

The school's head teacher said at the time that pupils were "safe and unaware of the incident".

A 24-year-old man from Anfield has been arrested on suspicion of firearms offences.

Police ordered pupils and staff at the schools to stay inside during the incident.

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