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Man in hospital after being shot in Huyton last night

Man in hospital after being shot in Huyton last night

News   •   Aug 29, 2019 08:13 BST

Merseyside Police are investigating after a 25 year old man was shot yesterday evening (28th August).

Merseyside Police marks 50 days since launch of Operation Target

Merseyside Police marks 50 days since launch of Operation Target

News   •   Aug 28, 2019 15:50 BST

This week marks 50 days since the start of Operation Target – our forcewide campaign to tackle serious and violent crime on the streets of Merseyside.

Police appeal to help identify offender/s who stabbed 39 year old man

Police appeal to help identify offender/s who stabbed 39 year old man

News   •   Aug 25, 2019 11:30 BST

Merseyside Police are currently investigating reports of a firearms discharge and stabbing in Gateacre last night (24th August).

Officers continue to appeal following shooting in Croxteth

Officers continue to appeal following shooting in Croxteth

News   •   Aug 23, 2019 13:02 BST

We’re continuing to investigate a firearms discharge in Croxteth yesterday evening (22nd August).

Man arrested in Huyton and firearm, knives and drugs seized

Man arrested in Huyton and firearm, knives and drugs seized

News   •   Aug 12, 2019 16:12 BST

​A male has been arrested and a firearm, knives and drugs recovered after a routine vehicle stop in Huyton.

Total of 131 weapons and ammunition lots handed in as part of two week firearms surrender

Total of 131 weapons and ammunition lots handed in as part of two week firearms surrender

News   •   Aug 12, 2019 10:31 BST

We had a total of 131 weapons and ammunition lots handed in during our two weeks firearms surrender, including 22 viable firearms and over 2000 rounds of live ammunition.

Appeal to community in South Sefton to tell us about criminal activity in their area

Appeal to community in South Sefton to tell us about criminal activity in their area

News   •   Aug 08, 2019 11:00 BST

​Superintendent Graeme Robson explains the efforts undertaken by police during a challenging time for South Sefton.

Man, 27, arrested in connection with firearms offences

Man, 27, arrested in connection with firearms offences

News   •   Aug 07, 2019 14:09 BST

We have today, Wednesday 7th August, arrested a 27 year-old man for firearms offences in connection with a number of incidents in the L8 area this year.

Op Target officers recover suspected drugs and firearm

Op Target officers recover suspected drugs and firearm

News   •   Aug 06, 2019 15:40 BST

Operation Target officers working to disrupt serious and organised crime recovered suspected drugs and a firearm yesterday, Monday, 5th August.

Appeal after man shot in leg in Bootle

Appeal after man shot in leg in Bootle

News   •   Aug 05, 2019 01:10 BST

​Detectives are appealing for information following an injury shooting in Bootle on Sunday evening (4 August 2019).

Continuing appeal for witnesses following firearms discharge in Knowsley

Continuing appeal for witnesses following firearms discharge in Knowsley

News   •   Aug 01, 2019 16:15 BST

We are continuing to appealing for witnesses after a man self-presented at hospital with gunshot wounds last night, Wednesday 31st July.

Weapons and stolen property recovered during Op Target day of action in Sefton

Weapons and stolen property recovered during Op Target day of action in Sefton

News   •   Aug 01, 2019 12:59 BST

Weapons and stolen property was recovered during a day of action in Sefton yesterday, Wednesday 31st July.

Officers ask for help after man is shot in Whiston

Officers ask for help after man is shot in Whiston

News   •   Aug 01, 2019 09:28 BST

Merseyside Police are appealing for witnesses after a man self-presented at hospital with gunshot wounds.

Ornamental canon shell from Harrier Jump Jet handed in as part of firearms surrender

Ornamental canon shell from Harrier Jump Jet handed in as part of firearms surrender

News   •   Jul 31, 2019 11:02 BST

An ornamental canon shell from a Harrier Jump Jet has been handed in as part of our firearms surrender.

Operation Target continues to take action in Bootle

Operation Target continues to take action in Bootle

News   •   Jul 31, 2019 09:59 BST

We are continuing to target crime and disorder in our communities with a multi-agency day of action in Bootle today, Wednesday 31st July.

Appeal for information after two men presented at hospital with gunshot injuries

Appeal for information after two men presented at hospital with gunshot injuries

News   •   Jul 29, 2019 17:59 BST

​Detectives are appealing for information after two men, aged 30 and 23 years, self-presented at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital on Wednesday, 24 July 2019, with gunshot injuries.

Man, 20, arrested in connection with shooting in Birkenhead

Man, 20, arrested in connection with shooting in Birkenhead

News   •   Jul 27, 2019 13:03 BST

​**UPDATE – 1PM SATURDAY 27TH JULY** We have arrested a 20 year-old man in connection with a firearms discharge in Birkenhead in which two men were injured. The man, who is from the Wirral area, was arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm and s18 assault.

Second man arrested in connection with Dingle shooting

Second man arrested in connection with Dingle shooting

News   •   Jul 26, 2019 16:31 BST

Officers investigating a shooting in Dingle earlier this week have made a second arrest in connection with the incident.

Pensioner hands over haul of over 20 weapons as part of firearms surrender

Pensioner hands over haul of over 20 weapons as part of firearms surrender

News   •   Jul 26, 2019 14:18 BST

A number of weapons – including deactivated guns, antique firearms and a crossbow - have been handed over by a pensioner in Wirral as part of our firearms surrender.

Shotgun recovered from abandoned car in Liverpool

Shotgun recovered from abandoned car in Liverpool

News   •   Jul 26, 2019 12:42 BST

We have recovered a firearm from a car following enquiries yesterday, Thursday 25th July.