Police Identify Suspect in Old Swan Fatal Shooting Incident

Salim Ali
Published 4 weeks ago on 5 February, 2024
Murder suspect named after man dies in Old Swan shooting

In a tragic turn of events, a murder suspect has been named after a man succumbed to his injuries following a shooting in Old Swan. The incident, which has shocked the local community, occurred inside a flat where the victim was shot in the face. The Merseyside police are now conducting a thorough investigation to bring the perpetrator to justice.

Key takeaways

  • 50-year-old man shot in the face in Old Swan flat.
  • Victim air-lifted to hospital, later died from injuries.
  • Shay Walker, 25, charged with murder and firearms offenses.
  • Merseyside police appeal for witnesses and information.
The Old Swan community is in mourning after a 50-year-old man was fatally shot. Shay Walker faces charges of murder and firearm possession with intent to endanger life.

Community Stunned by Daylight Shooting Tragedy

The peaceful afternoon of January 29 was shattered when a gunman entered a flat on Haslingden Close and fired at the victim. The neighborhood, unaccustomed to such violence, has been left reeling by the brazen daylight attack. The Merseyside police are now piecing together the events that led to this tragic loss of life.

Police Pledge to Eradicate Firearm Menace

Detective Chief Inspector Jason Pye has expressed his commitment to removing guns from the community, emphasizing a zero-tolerance stance on firearm-related violence. The police are employing a range of strategies and powers to combat the threat and ensure public safety, reflecting their dedication to this crucial issue.

Date of Incident Location Victim Age Suspect Charged Police Appeal Reference
January 29 Haslingden Close, Old Swan 50 Shay Walker, 25 24000128746

The murder suspect named after a man dies in Old Swan shooting has brought a somber mood to the community, as they grapple with the reality of gun violence on their doorstep. As the police continue their investigation, they urge anyone with information to come forward, in hopes of securing justice for the victim and his family.

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