Prescot shooting: Three arrested after man dies in Merseyside flat attack

A 41-year-old man has been shot dead at flats on Merseyside.

Officers were called to Warrington Road, Prescot, at about 11:00 BST after reports a man was shot in the chest.

A man, 43, and woman, 41, from St Helens have been arrested on suspicion of murder. The woman was also arrested on suspicion of possessing a firearm.

A 37-year-old woman, from Prescot, is also being held on suspicion of possessing a firearm.

The victim was taken to hospital suffering from a single bullet wound and died a short time later from his injuries.

Police have asked anyone with information to contact them.

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