Teenager Dies After Liverpool Shooting
16th November 2015
Merseyside Police can confirm that the 16-year-old who died after being shot in Eldonian Village in Vauxhall, Liverpool last night is Lewis Dunne (pictured).
Merseyside Police has launched a murder investigation following the shooting of the 16-year-old boy in Liverpool on Sunday, 15 November.
Officers were called to reports of a shooting on a towpath near Burrows Court, Eldonian Village, just before 11.10pm.
A 16-year-old boy, who was found by a member of the public, was taken to the Royal Liverpool University Hospital, where he died a short while later.
The scene has been cordoned off whilst forensic examinations are carried out and house-to-house inquiries are underway in the area.
The investigation is in its early stages and at this stage detectives are trying to establish a motive for the shooting. High visibility patrols have been stepped up in the area to reassure the public.
The boy's next of kin have been informed.
Anyone with information is asked to call the specialist Matrix team on 0800 230 0600, or the confidential Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111.