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Weekly Edition - Published  21 March 2016


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Appeal for information following a shooting in Bootle, Merseyside

MERSEYSIDE Police are appealing for information following an injury shooting, on Friday, 18 March 2016, in Bootle. We are told that Emergency services were called at around 10pm to Hapsford Road, Bootle to reports that a man had been injured. The man was then taken to Hospital where he was treated for what Ploilice say:- "is thought to be shotgun injuries to his legs." Detectives have cordoned off the scene, which is a field adjacent to Hapsford Road, and enquiries are on going in the area. Witnesses are being sought and house to house enquiries have begun. The scene will be subject to a search and will be forensically examined by Crime Scene Investigators. At this early stage of the investigation to motive for the attack is unclear. Detectives are working to piece together the circumstances of this incident and are appealing for anyone who was in the area at the time or anyone who has any information about this incident to contact the MSOC Guncrime Hotline on:- 0800 230 0600 or Crimestoppers anonymously on:- 0800 555 111.


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