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Two arrested over fatal shooting in Aigburth, Liverpool

Bryanston Road, Aigburth
Image caption Bahman Faraji was shot near the Belgrave pub in Aigburth

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was shot in the head as he left a pub in Liverpool.

Bahman Faraji, 44, had stepped out of the Belgrave pub in Aigburth with friends when he was shot at point-blank range by a lone gunman.

The incident happened at about 1850 GMT on Thursday.

A 48-year-old woman and 53-year-old man from the Garston area have been arrested, Merseyside Police said.

A post-mortem investigation found Mr Faraji died from a single gunshot wound to his head, the spokeswoman added.

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