A MAN was arrested over an attack which saw a Merseyside dad shot and beaten in his driveway.
The 52-year-old was blasted in the leg and back with an airgun, before being hit across the head with the weapon.
A number of men confronted the victim after a white Peugeot van and silver Vauxhall Astra car pulled up outside his home in Carlton Road, Prenton, at 7pm on Tuesday.
A 31-year-old man from Wallasey was arrested on suspicion of assault and released on bail pending further inquiries.
Witnesses said the man was knocked unconscious in the attack.
He was taken to hospital and treated for his injuries before being discharged.
Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has information should call Merseyside Police on 0151-777 2265, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.