Officers remain in Bootle following reported shooting last night
We are appealing for information after shots were fired in Bootle last night (Tuesday 1 October).
At 10.10pm, police were called to Cornwall Road to reports of shots being heard in the area. Armed officers attended and found damage to a car and evidence in the street of a firearm having been discharged.
Officers remained at the scene last night and this morning to provide reassurance to residents, as well as carrying out house-to-house, forensic and CCTV enquiries.
Anyone with information to help our initial investigation is urged to contact @MerPolCC or 101 with reference 967, or you can tell Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, a charity completely independent of Merseyside Police.
- gun crime
If you have any information about a particular appeal, or want to report crime or antisocial behaviour in your area please contact Merseyside Police on Twitter @MerPolCC or call 101. You can also contact @CrimestoppersUK.
Any information no matter how small, will be treated with the utmost confidence and could assist with our investigations.
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