British murder rates are low because, culturally, British criminals don't tend to murder their victims.....in this case, the shooter, with a gun, in Britain, where guns are banned and confiscated......wanted the victim dead.....they shot the victim in the chest... Kirkby shooting victim remains in critical condition A man injured in a daylight shooting in Kirkby remains in a critical condition. The victim, in his 20s, was shot in the chest on Brook Hey Drive on Sunday afternoon. As detectives continue their investigation into the attack he is still fighting for his life in hospital . The shooting came to the attention of the emergency services when the man arrived at hospital with a gunshot wound at around 2.30pm. Police believe the shooting took place on Brook Hey Drive - where forensics inquiries were carried out on Sunday evening.