Rainhill Shooting: Police Want Information

By on Wednesday, January 14, 2015

blundells_hill_rainhillA 24-year-old man was shot in a targeted attack on Blundells Lane, Rainhill, last night (Tuesday 13 January).

Officers received reports and attended the scene shortly after 8.05pm . The victim, who is local, was shot twice in the back and is recovering in hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Detectives continue with forensic examination of the area, not far from Knowsley Cemetery on Fox’s Bank Lane, Whiston.

Related police activity took place at Prescot Cemetery on Manchester Road, but no incident is reported there.

The specialist Matrix Serious and Organised Crime Team are now appealing for information about the incident. If you can help, please call Merseyside Police on 0800 230 0600 or phone Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

Image: Blundells Lane, Rainhill
(Ian Grieg, licensed for reuse under Creative Commons)


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