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Injury shooting - Edgemoor Close, Prenton

News   •   Feb 07, 2019 22:41 GMT

Detectives are appealing for information following an injury shooting in Prenton this evening (Thursday, 7 February).

Emergency services were called to Edgemoor Close at around 7.15pm, to reports a man in his 30s had been injured. The man has been taken to hospital with injuries to his leg, which are not thought to be life threatening.

Officers have cordoned off the scene for forensic examination and house to house enquiries will be carried out. CCTV from the surrounding area will also be examined.

The investigation is at an early stage and detectives are keeping an open mind as to the motive for the attack. 

Detectives would urge anyone who was in the area, who may have witnessed this incident or who has any information about it to DM @MerPolCC or call 101 quoting reference 847 of 7.2.19. You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or @CrimestoppersUK.