Two arrested in connection with shots fired in Prenton
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We have arrested two men after shot were fired in Prenton last night, Friday, 10 April.
At around 11.10pm, a report was received that gun shots had been heard in the Beechwood Drive area. Officers attended and found damage consistent with a firearms discharge to a house on the street. A second house was also found to be damaged however enquiries are on-going to establish the cause.
A short time later damage consistent with a discharge was also found to a car in Crutchley Avenue.
There has been no reports of any injuries.
Following enquiries, officers arrested two men, aged 32 and 34, both from the Birkenhead area on suspicion of possession of a firearm.
They were taken into custody where they remain for questioning.
Community Policing Chief Inspector Paul Holden said: “An investigation is ongoing after shots were fired in Prenton last night last night and officers remain in the area today to carry out enquiries and speak to witnesses.
“We will not tolerate the use of guns on our streets and we are keen to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident, has any information, CCTV or dashcam footage, to please get in touch so we can act upon it.”
An investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact @MerPolCC quoting ref. 20000211168 or @CrimestoppersUK, anonymously on 0800 555 111.