Appeal following unconfirmed
reports of shots fired in Southport
ON Thursday, 20 October 2016, Officers
form Merseyside Police were called to Janes Brook Road, Southport, after a
member of the public reported that he had been shot at by another male, at about
10.40am. As a resul a full search of the area was then carried out by the
specialist Matrix Team and but at that point, no evidence of a discharge has
been found. Later on Friday, 21 ober 2016, a 17 year oldd ale was arrested
arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of
violence. Merseyside Police then told us that:- "At this stage the
incident is still being treated as an unconfirmed firearms discharge. Enquiries
are ongoing but Officers have still not found evidence of a firearms discharge.
Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at Sefton CID on:- 0151
777 3055, or Crimestoppers on:- 0800 555 111."