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Last Updated: Thursday, 12 January 2006, 07:42 GMT
Police probe shooting and assault
A 36-year-old man was shot in the legs and shoulder in an attack in Liverpool.

Merseyside Police found the man in Pomfret Street, Toxteth, on Wednesday evening.

Another man in his late 20s was assaulted and found with minor injuries in nearby Arnold Crescent.

Merseyside Police believe the two men are related and that the two incidents are linked. The shooting victim later discharged himself from hospital.

Officers have stepped up patrols in the area.


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