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Man wanted in connection with shooting

Sunday, April 1, 2018

POLICE are appealing for information to try and trace a man wanted in connection with a shooting in Morecambe.

Officers want to speak to Daniel Simpson, 25, as part of an investigation into the incident on December 2nd last year.

Police were called by the ambulance service around 12.30am on Saturday, December 2, where paramedics were treating a 29-year-old woman with serious facial injuries.

Detectives believe a shotgun had been discharged through her window in Buttermere Avenue, hitting the woman in the face. She was taken to hospital for treatment.

Simpson has connections both in Lancashire and the Bradford area of West Yorkshire.

Simpson

Detective Chief Inspector Becky Smith, of West CID, said: “We need to trace Daniel Simpson as part of our on-going investigation into this incident and UI would urge anyone with information on where he might be to get in touch with us. I would also ask Simpson himself to contact us if he sees this appeal so we can arrange to speak with him.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log number 0035 of December 2nd (2017) or independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

 

  • After consultation with the Crown Prosecution Service a number of people have already been charged in connection with the investigation. Tanaka Mutambirwa, 25, of no fixed address, has been charged with attempted murder and conspiracy to commit murder.

Dean Tarry, 50, of Westminster Road, Morecambe, Jayden Williams, 25, of Allerton Road, Bradford and Damien Ivory, 23, of Basil Street, Bradford, have all been charged with conspiracy to commit murder.

 


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