Man recovering after Liverpool shooting

A man is recovering in hospital from leg injuries after he was shot in the leg in Liverpool.

The 20-year-old was taken to hospital at 23.15 - police believe he had been shot in the West Derby area of the city.

Nobody else was hurt and police say the victim's injuries are not life threatening.

A Police spokesman said:

"At this early stage of the investigation, the full circumstances surrounding the shooting have yet to be established and the motive is unclear.

"Patrols have been stepped up in the area."

Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to call the Matrix team on 0151 777 5699, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111