Teenager Shot Dead in Liverpool

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Liverpool: A 16-year-old boy has been shot dead in Liverpool. The teenager was found on a towpath near Burrows Court, Eldonian Village, by a member of the public on Sunday.

He was taken to the Royal Liverpool University Hospital, where he died a short while later, police said. Police have launched a murder investigation and forensic examinations are being carried out.

Officers said they are trying to establish a motive for the shooting and high visibility patrols have been stepped up in the area to reassure the public.