Live updates as teenager shot and police cordon off road

We’ll be bringing you the latest updates after a shooting took place in Wirral.

Police have confirmed they were called to reports of a shooting on Fender Way, in Birkenhead.

At around 10.40pm, on Wednesday, May 11, a 17-year-old man went to Arrowe Park Hospital with a gunshot wound to his leg. The victim remains in hospital in a stable condition.

Fender Way is closed between Beechwood Drive and Frith Avenue while officers carry out inquiries and motorists are advised to seek alternative routes.

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