Boy, 11, dies after Pub
An 11-year-boy has died after being shot in the neck in the Croxteth area of Liverpool, police said.
The incident happened shortly after 1930 BST in the car park of the Fir Tree public house on Fir Tree Drive.
Police said the victim was with two other boys when someone rode past on a bicycle and fired three shots, one of which hit the boy.
He was rushed to Alder Hey Hospital but police later confirmed that he had died.
Officers are at the scene and police are treating the shooting as a major incident. No-one has yet been arrested in connection with the shooting.
'Gangs of youths'
A spokesman for North West Ambulance Service said: "We treated an 11-year-old with serious gunshot wounds."
He added a bullet had hit the boy in his neck leaving him in a critical condition.
The boy was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.