OFFICERS have charged a 15-year-old boy with attempted murder in relation to the shooting of a 17-year-old in Prescot.

A 17-year-old boy was shot in the abdomen on Station Road at 4.50pm on Monday, January 20, 2020.

A 15-year-old, who is from Huyton but cannot be named for legal reasons, has been remanded in custody and appeared at Liverpool Magistrates' Court on Saturday.

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Anyone with information on gun crime or where guns are being stored can contact police directly via @MerPolCC, by calling 101 or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or report online at with reference 20000043257.