A 19-year-old man has been taken to hospital following reports that shots were fired in a Bootle street this evening.
Merseyside Police have confirmed they are investigating after there were reports of a firearms discharge in Pope Street.
A spokesperson for the force said a male in his teens “had suffered an injury which was consistent with a firearm being discharged”. They said the 19-year-old male has been taken to hospital, where his injuries have been described as non-life-threatening.
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