At around 6.30pm this evening (Tuesday 22 March) Merseyside Police officers were called to a report of a shooting on Hoole Road in Wirral.
A 23-year-old man presented at hospital a short time later with gunshot wounds. He remains in a serious condition.
Officers believe that the male offender was on board a dark coloured vehicle that made off at speed towards Houghton Road.
An investigation is currently underway. Officers remain in the area reviewing CCTV footage and carrying out witness enquiries.
A large police scene is currently in place in Hoole Road to allow for forensic searches to be carried out.
Anyone with information or dashcam or CCTV footage of the incident which could assist this ongoing investigation is asked to DM @MerPolWirral
You can also contact @CrimestoppersUK anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting log 860 of 22 March.