Liverpool

Mark Hillman shooting: Two men charged

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

Detectives investigating the fatal shooting of a man in Liverpool have charged two men with conspiracy to commit murder.

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 but later pronounced dead.

Connor Hunt and Brandon Bilsborough, both 18 and from Anfield, are due to appear before Liverpool magistrates on Friday.

Seven people previously arrested over Mr Hillman's death have been released on bail.

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