Huyton shooting: ‘Horrific’ broad daylight Merseyside attack as woman shot in the face

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The “horrific” attack occured shortly after 3pm this afternoon.

Detective Chief Inspector Matt Smith of our Firearms Investigation Unit said: “We understand and share the disgust and disbelief that those in the community will feel to hear that such an incident has happened.

“For a gun to be fired in a residential area in broad daylight is awful, but thankfully the victim’s injuries do not appear to be serious.

“Nonetheless, this will have been a horrific experience and we’ll be speaking to her at the earliest opportunity to find out how she is.

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