Shooting victim named

A shooting incident on Warrington Road opposite Whiston Hospital'13/10/2011.

A shooting incident on Warrington Road opposite Whiston Hospital'13/10/2011.

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A MAN who died after he was shot at a flat in Prescot yesterday (Thursday, October 13) has been named.

A post mortem examination confirmed that Christopher Honnor, 40, died as a result of a single gunshot wound to the chest.

Detectives are continuing to carry out house-to-house enquiries and forensically examine the Warrington Road scene.

And officers are appealing for any witnesses, or anyone with any information that could help the investigation, to come forward.

The 43-year-old man and 41-year-old woman from St Helens, both arrested yesterday on suspicion of murder and possession of a firearm, and a 37-year-old woman from Prescot arrested yesterday on possession of a firearm all remain in custody.

Anyone with any information is asked to call detectives at Knowsley CID on 0151 777 6564, or Crimestoppers, in confidence, on 0800 555 111.