Prescot man arrested in connection with shooting incident

A man has been arrested in connection with a shooting in Garston in May.

Thursday, 22nd July 2021, 9:32 am
A Prescot man has been arrested in connection with a shooting in Garston in May.

At around 1.45pm on May 11, armed officers were called to Chesterton Street to reports of shots being fired. Evidence of a shooting was found in the street but nobody was reported as injured.

Yesterday (Wednesday, July 21), officers carried out a warrant and a 27-year-old man from Prescot was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender, as well as on suspicion of possession of Class A drug (cocaine) and a Class B drug (cannabis).

He has been released under investigation while further enquiries into the incident continue.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the police's social media desk on Twitter @MerPolCC or Facebook ‘Merseyside Police Contact Centre’ or call 101, with reference 21000301868.

You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their online form at: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/give-information.