“RECKLESS”: Huyton home damaged after it was shot at
An investigation is underway after a firearm was discharged at a home in Huyton in what police have called a reckless attack.
Merseyside Police arrested a woman after shots were fired in Huyton on the evening of Sunday 13 June.
The force received the call and responded to the incident in Reeds Road at around 7.10pm following a report of damage to a residential property. Patrols attended and found damage consistent with a shooting.
No injuries have been reported.
Following enquiries in the area, a 39-year-old woman from Huyton was arrested on suspicion of possession of a Section 1 firearm. She was taken into custody for questioning and has been released under investigation.
Detective Inspector John Fitzgerald said: “We are in the early stages of an investigation after shots were fired at a house in Huyton on Sunday.
“Firing a weapon in the street is extremely reckless and thankfully no one was injured, although residents were left understandably shocked.
“The investigation remains ongoing, and we are keen to hear from anyone with information. If you saw or heard any suspicious behaviour in the area, or have any CCTV or dashcam footage, please let us know. Any information could prove vital to the investigation and assist us in finding who is responsible so we can bring them to justice.”
Merseyside Police are appealing for further information.
They said “if you have information about this incident, get in contact with reference 21000413916 by DM via our social media desk on Twitter @MerPolCC or Facebook ‘Merseyside Police Contact Centre’.
“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/ ”
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