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Man arrested in Everton shooting death probe

Mark Hillman Image copyright Merseyside Police
Image caption Mark Hillman, 26, died as a result of two gunshot wounds to his back, a post-mortem examination found

A man has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder after a man died in a shooting in Liverpool.

Mark Hillman, 26, was shot twice in the back and found on a pavement in Lloyd Close, Everton, on 27 April.

Mr Hillman, from Kirkdale, was taken to hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

A 20-year-old man from Everton was questioned by detectives in police custody and later bailed, Merseyside Police confirmed.

Six people previously arrested over Mr Hillman's death have been released on bail. Two men, aged 19 and 35 from Anfield, and a woman, 39, from Everton, were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder.

Three women, 24, 21 and 43, were arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.

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