Teenagers arrested after man shot in Widnes

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. 


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