In a shocking incident that took place in Belle Vale, men riding electric bikes were witnessed firing gunshots at a Land Rover in a local car park. The incident was reported to the police around 2.35pm when two gunshots were heard on Lee Park Avenue. Witnesses also mentioned that a group of men on electric bikes fired at the Land Rover in the same car park.
Fortunately, there have been no reported injuries so far. However, the authorities are taking the incident seriously and have launched an investigation. Early examinations at the scene have uncovered a casing outside a nearby shop, providing essential evidence for the ongoing investigation. The local police are currently conducting house-to-house inquiries and studying CCTV footage in order to identify the culprits and establish the full sequence of events.
Chief Inspector David Currie emphasized that the investigation is still in its early stages and urged the community to come forward with any relevant information. Carrying or using firearms and dangerous weapons in public spaces is completely unacceptable and will not be tolerated in Merseyside. Chief Inspector Currie reassured residents that the police are actively working to ensure the safety of the community and apprehend those responsible.
The police have also appealed to the public for assistance, particularly in providing any CCTV or dash cam footage that might have captured the incident. If you possess any relevant evidence, please check your systems and contact the police to aid in their investigation.
Maintaining safe streets is a collective responsibility, and the cooperation of the community is crucial in preventing such acts of violence. If you have any information that could assist the investigation, please contact the authorities via DM @MerPol or anonymously through Crimestoppers at 0800 555 111, quoting the log number 513 of Friday, November 17th.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. Was anyone injured in the incident?
No, there have been no reported injuries as a result of the gunshots fired at the Land Rover in the Belle Vale car park.
2. What steps are being taken by the police to handle the situation?
The police have initiated an investigation into the incident. They are currently conducting house-to-house inquiries and analyzing CCTV footage to identify the individuals involved and gather further evidence.
3. How can the community assist the police in their investigation?
The police are urging anyone with CCTV or dash cam footage that might have captured the incident or related activities to come forward and provide it to the authorities. This evidence could play a vital role in identifying the perpetrators and ensuring the safety of the community.