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Appeal for information as £20,000 reward issued for information on murder of Yusuf Sonko in 2017

Appeal for information as £20,000 reward issued for information on murder of Yusuf Sonko in 2017

News   •   Jun 07, 2019 16:50 BST

Detectives investigating the murder of Yusuf Sonko are offering a £20,000 reward for information leading to the conviction of those responsible for his death in Toxteth in June 2017.

Appeal after shot fired at property in Old Swan

Appeal after shot fired at property in Old Swan

News   •   Jun 03, 2019 10:45 BST

​Detectives in Liverpool are investigating after a shot was fired in Old Swan on Sunday (2 June).

Man sentenced to six years in prison for possession of firearms and ammunition

Man sentenced to six years in prison for possession of firearms and ammunition

News   •   May 28, 2019 10:16 BST

We are welcoming the sentencing of a Norris Green man to six years imprisonment for possession of firearms and ammunition following his arrest in Wavertree last month.

Man arrested on suspicion of possession of firearm recovered in February in Walton

Man arrested on suspicion of possession of firearm recovered in February in Walton

News   •   May 23, 2019 11:36 BST

Officers have arrested a man on suspicion of possession of a firearm and drugs following a warrant in Old Swan carried out in the early hours of this morning, Thursday 23 May.

Police continue to appeal for information after Waterloo shooting

Police continue to appeal for information after Waterloo shooting

News   •   May 08, 2019 12:30 BST

​We are continuing to appeal for information following a confirmed firearms discharge in Waterloo last night (Tuesday, 7 May).

Unconfirmed firearms discharge - South Road, Waterloo

Unconfirmed firearms discharge - South Road, Waterloo

News   •   May 08, 2019 00:01 BST

We are carrying out an investigation following unconfirmed reports of a firearms discharge in Waterloo tonight (Tuesday, 7 May).

Firearm and ammunition recovered in Speke

Firearm and ammunition recovered in Speke

News   •   May 07, 2019 18:07 BST

A firearm and ammunition were recovered in Speke on Sunday, 28 April. Officers were acting on intelligence from the public and made the discovery in Alder Wood in Speke.

Appeal for information following firearms discharge -Halewood

Appeal for information following firearms discharge -Halewood

News   •   Apr 23, 2019 21:49 BST

Detectives are appealing for witnesses following a firearms discharge in Halewood this evening, Tuesday, 23 April.

Detectives appealing for information after man presents to hospital with gunshot wound

Detectives appealing for information after man presents to hospital with gunshot wound

News   •   Apr 20, 2019 16:05 BST

Detectives are appealing for information after a man presented at hospital with a gunshot wound last night, Friday 19 April, following a shooting which has since been confirmed as happening in Toxteth.

Two more firearms recovered in Liverpool

Two more firearms recovered in Liverpool

News   •   Apr 18, 2019 16:59 BST

This morning (Thursday 18th April), officers from the Liverpool Targeted Team, in the course of an ongoing investigation, have recovered two guns and ammunition in Highgate Street, Edge Hill, Liverpool.

Man arrested following shooting in Laird Street, Birkenhead

Man arrested following shooting in Laird Street, Birkenhead

News   •   Apr 18, 2019 14:54 BST

One man has been arrested, following a shooting in Laird Street Birkenhead yesterday (Wednesday, 17 April), in which a 24-year-old man was injured.

Third arrest after firearm recoveries in Wavertree

Third arrest after firearm recoveries in Wavertree

News   •   Apr 18, 2019 08:58 BST

A third person has been arrested by officers after two firearms were recovered following a stop search in Wavertree last night (Wednesday 17 April 2019).

Machine pistol and handgun recovered and two men arrested during disruption patrols targeting serious organised crime

Machine pistol and handgun recovered and two men arrested during disruption patrols targeting serious organised crime

News   •   Apr 17, 2019 22:34 BST

Two men have been arrested and two loaded firearms (a machine pistol and a handgun) have been recovered after officers from the Matrix disruption team stop searched a man on an electric bike who had been seen acting suspiciously in Wavertree tonight (Wednesday, 17 April 2019).

Police investigation underway after a 25-year-old man suffered a gunshot injury in Birkenhead

Police investigation underway after a 25-year-old man suffered a gunshot injury in Birkenhead

News   •   Apr 17, 2019 20:30 BST

Detectives are appealing for information following an injury shooting in Birkenhead this afternoon, Wednesday 17 April.

Update: firearms discharge Marian Square

Update: firearms discharge Marian Square

News   •   Apr 13, 2019 14:54 BST

Detectives investigating a firearms discharge in Marian Square, Netherton, last night (Friday, 12 April 2019) have located and spoken to the male believed to have been shot at.

Appeal for information following firearms discharge in Netherton

Appeal for information following firearms discharge in Netherton

News   •   Apr 12, 2019 23:17 BST

An investigation is currently underway following reports that shots were fired at a male in Marian Square, Netherton, this evening (Friday, 12 April 2019).

Replica firearm found in Wavertree following report

Replica firearm found in Wavertree following report

News   •   Apr 09, 2019 12:32 BST

We have seized a replica blank-firing pistol following a find in Wavertree yesterday, Monday 8 April.

Armed officers attend report of firearm sighting in Thornton

Armed officers attend report of firearm sighting in Thornton

News   •   Apr 08, 2019 10:30 BST

​We can confirm armed officers are in attendance in Thornton following a report a firearm was sighted on Sunday (7 April).

Man arrested and charged in connection with shots fired at house in Kirkby in February

Man arrested and charged in connection with shots fired at house in Kirkby in February

News   •   Apr 03, 2019 13:53 BST

Detectives investigating shots fired at a house in Kirkby in February have arrested and charged a Wirral man in connection with the offence.

Shotgun recovered from garden of property in Kirkdale

Shotgun recovered from garden of property in Kirkdale

News   •   Mar 29, 2019 16:10 GMT

A shotgun was recovered from the garden of a property in Kirkdale this morning, Friday 29th March.