Investigation underway after shots fired at house in Bootle

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An investigation is underway after shots were fired at a house in Bootle last night, Monday 27 November.

Officers were called to an address on Wadham Road just after 9.30pm to reports of damage to a window at the property. No-one was injured during the incident.

Crime scene investigators have carried out forensic examinations at the scene and house-to-house inquiries have been carried out. Officers will also be examining CCTV in a bid to identify who was responsible.

Chief Inspector David Currie said: “I would appeal to anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or has any information which could help us with our inquiries to come forward. I would also like to appeal to any motorists who were in the area, who may have captured the incident on dashcam footage to get in touch.

“We are relentless in our pursuit of those involved in gun crime and I would appeal to members of the public to come forward. One firearm fired on our streets is one too many, in the last year we have seen the devastating consequences of firearms used in our communities. If you know who was involved, or where guns are being stored please let us know, we will take action – silence is not an option.”

Anyone who has information which can assist our officers in finding the person/persons responsible can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 quoting log 0850 of 27 November.

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