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Men plead guilty after shooting

Wednesday, December 20, 2023

Two people have admitted their part in a shooting incident in Skelmersdale.


We were called to Birch Green Road at 6.11pm on Wednesday, November 9th last year.

A man, aged in his 30s, was found with a gunshot wound to his leg and was taken to hospital to be treated.


Following enquiries, we arrested two men and after consultation with the Crown Prosecution Service they were charged.


Cole Kelly, 23, of Inglewhite, Skelmersdale and Warren Williams, 20, of Broad Lane, Kirby, were both charged with attempted murder and possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life.


The pair appeared at Preston Crown Court last Friday (Dec 15) where Willaims pleaded guilty to Section 18 wounding and possession of a firearm and Kelly admitted assisting an offender.


The pleas were accepted by The Crown and the pair will be sentenced in March.