Teenage motorbike passenger dies after Huyton shooting
A boy has died after he was shot in the head while riding pillion on a motorbike, police have said.
James Meadows, 17, came off the motorcycle after being shot at Lyme Cross Road, Huyton, at about 21:40 BST on Sunday.
Merseyside Police said the bike's rider had failed to stop and had left the scene "at speed".
He died in hospital on Monday evening. A murder investigation has been launched by Merseyside Police.
A police spokesman said the victim's family had been informed and a post-mortem examination will be carried out.