Man and two women shot in the legs with air gun and rushed to hospital
Three people have been shot in the legs with an airgun in Liverpool.
The victims, two women and a man aged between 25 and 36, have been taken to hospital following the incident in Sleepers Hill off Walton Breck Road in Anfield this morning.
A number of police cars have been spotted at the scene, with officers conducting house to house enquiries and collecting CCTV footage.
Merseyside Police said: We can confirm officers are in attendance in Anfield today, Tuesday September 22, following reports three people were struck with air pellets.
Officers were called at 9am to Goldie Street, at its junction with Sleepers Hill, to a report a 36-year-old man, a 25-year-old woman and a 34-year-old woman had sustained leg injuries after being struck with pellets believed to have been shot with an air weapon.
They have been taken to hospital for assessment.
The spokesman added: ‘Witnesses are being spoken to and house to house and forensic enquiries are being carried out, with CCTV opportunities in the area also being explored.
‘Road closures are in place while officers deal with the incident, with closures in place on Walton Breck Road, Anfield Road and Sleepers Hill.’
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