Police appeal after man, 30, injured in shooting
POLICE are hunting a gunman who blasted a man in the leg with a shotgun.
The victim, 30, was rushed to hospital but is not thought to have suffered life-threatening injuries.
The man was shot on Carfield, Skelmersdale, early on Thursday, July 23, and the shooter fled before police and paramedics arrived at the scene.
No arrests have yet been made and police are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.
DI Jason Richardson from Skelmersdale CID said: “I would like to reassure people that we have a team of officers working on finding who was responsible.
“We will remain in the area speaking to people as part of our investigation and to reassure the community.
“If you know anything about this incident, please call 101 quoting log number 0042 of July 23.”
Alternatively, you can contact independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org
Police at the scene of the shooting on Carfield on July 23