A gunman is still at large after a shooting left a man seriously injured and in hospital.
The man suffered “serious gunshot wounds” after being attacked on Peel Road in Skelmersdale, Lancashire at about 7.35pm last night.
A spokesperson from Lancashire Police said that no arrests have been made in connection with the incident.
An investigation has been launched into the shooting as members of the public are being urged to avoid the area.
Peel Road in Skelmersdale where the shooting took place
A spokesperson from Lancashire Police said: “You may have noticed an increased police presence in and around the Peel Road area of Skelmersdale yesterday evening and this morning.
“We were called at around 7:35pm yesterday evening Thursday, February 8 to reports of a firearms discharge on Peel Road, Skelmersdale.
“Emergency services attended the scene with one man having suffered serious gunshot wounds. He was taken to hospital.
“No arrests have been made at this time. At this moment, we would ask that you avoid the area, and we will bring you an update when we are able to.”
More to come…