25-year-old shot dead in Liverpool

Police in Liverpool have started a murder investigation after a 25-year-old man was shot dead in the street.

Joseph Cummins from Fazakerley was found injured in Longmoor Lane just before 9pm on Thursday, 20 January.

The Ambulance Service took him to hospital but he died later.

Forensics teams are working around Longmoor Lane and police have now stepped up patrols in the area.

A Post Mortem will take place later to establish the cause of death.

Officers want anyone who saw the shooting to call 0151 777 8603 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.