The death of nine-year-old Olivia has shocked Liverpool. She was clearly a victim of criminal gangs. Now a witness has to be examined.
Cheryl K. only briefly opened the front door of his terraced house in East Liverpool to see what was happening in the street. Then the unbelievable happened: A man she didn’t know, apparently on the run, broke into her house. Her masked pursuer shot the 46-year-old Briton, killing his nine-year-old daughter, who was standing behind her mother. Olivia died. Now the search is on for the culprit.
A picture of a smiling girl dressed in a pale pink dungaree made a splash on the front pages of British newspapers on Wednesday morning. Of daily Mirror The crime was described as “intolerable”. Guardian Talks of a “ruin gangster attack” in which a girl had to die.
People no longer feel safe in Liverpool
This was the third time in a week that people in the area were shot. The other victims are a 28-year-old and a 22-year-old man. Many people in Liverpool are wondering if they will be able to leave their homes at all. A man close to the girl who died said: “It seems like everyone has a gun. I don’t feel safe anywhere.”
Meanwhile, the first clue about the identity of Olivia’s killer is found. The police don’t tell which ones. The suspect is now in a hospital with serious injuries. He is to be interrogated as a witness. The police have arrested him for violating the terms of probation. Authorities believe that organized criminal gangs are responsible for this crime. Although the industrial and port city has been basically redesignated by state measures since the 1980s, the civilized inner city has evolved from Liverpool to “Livercool”, but it is still considered a stronghold for organized crime. goes.
It is not clear why crimes are on the rise in Liverpool
According to the British National Crime Agency (NCA), the city provides an ideal breeding ground for the illegal trade in drugs and weapons due to its geographical location and age structure. However, when asked by our editorial team, the NCA is yet to have an answer as to why crimes are on the rise now. Police Officer Mark Kamin said Merseyside, the administrative unit, had gone 13 months without a fatal gunshot. Detective Superintendent Emily Spurrell asked for more resources. “We are still short of 456 officers,” she said. Such measures come too late for nine-year-old Olivia and her family.
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