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Drive-by paintball attack injures man in Liverpool

Molyneux Road, Kensington Image copyright Google
Image caption The man was shot in the face with a paintball gun and suffered an eye injury

A man has been shot in the face in a drive-by paintball attack in Liverpool, police said.

A car pulled up beside the 22-year-old pedestrian on Saturday evening and he was allegedly hit with a paintball gun.

He suffered an eye injury following the incident in Molyneux Road, Kensington, and was taken to hospital.

Merseyside Police is searching for the driver of a silver VW Golf and urging witnesses to get in touch.

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