Two teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was shot in Widnes.
Officers were called to an address on St Michaels View on Wednesday 15th October following reports of a disturbance.
They found a 25 year old man with injuries to his abdomen and leg, police believe a firearm was discharged during the incident.
The victim is in a stable condition in hospital after undergoing surgery to remove a pellet from his body.
Two boys aged 15 and 16 have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. The 16-year-old boy has since been released on police bail pending further enquiries.
Anyone with information is being urged to contact police on 101.