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Man arrested on suspicion of murder

Sunday, February 11, 2024

Detectives investigating the murder of Lenny Scott in Skelmersdale have this morning (Sunday, February 11) arrested a man.


Officers from Lancashire and colleagues from Merseyside Police carried out a warrant at an address in the Kensington area of Liverpool earlier today where the man was arrested.


The 25-year-old was arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in custody.


Lenny’s family have been told of the latest development.


We launched a murder investigation after 33-year-old Lenny was shot outside a gym on Peel Road in Skelmersdale on Thursday evening (Feb 8th)


Emergency services attended the scene where they found Lenny with serious gunshot wounds. Despite the best efforts of emergency services, Lenny, from Prescot, sadly died later in hospital. Our thoughts remain with his loved ones at this incredibly distressing time.

Lenny Scott


Our enquiries are continuing, and we would appeal to anyone with information to come forward.


After the shooting, the suspect made off on a bike, thought to be either an e-bike or scrambler bike, wearing black clothing with an orange high-vis jacket. If you noticed anyone matching this description, or have seen any abandoned bikes in the area, please tell us as you could provide some vital information to our enquiries.


You can call us on 101 quoting log 1155 of February 9, or in an emergency, contact 999.


You can also submit information here Public Portal (


You can also contact independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.