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Murder Investigation Fatal shooting of Sam Rimmer

Merseyside Police have launched a murder investigation following the fatal shooting of Sam Rimmer in Toxteth


Details of Incident

 

Detectives have launched a murder investigation following the fatal shooting of Sam Rimmer in Toxteth on Tuesday, 16th August.

Officers were called to Lavrock Bank in Toxteth at 11.40pm to reports that a man had been shot. When they arrived they found a seriously injured man, now identified as Sam Rimmer, with a gunshot wound to his upper body.

Officers performed CPR at the scene until the ambulance arrived and he was taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short while later.

It is believed there were at least two offenders, both in dark clothing, who were seen driving away from the scene on electric bikes.

An investigation is underway and crime scene investigators are carrying out forensic examinations. Officers are also completing house-to-house inquiries and will be examining CCTV footage in a bid to identify the offenders and establish the circumstances. 

Contact Information

If you were in the area of Lavrock Bank and have any information, CCTV footage or ring doorbell footage that you think may assist the investigation this can be submitted directly to Detectives in the Major Incident Room by using the 'Submit Information' form at the bottom of this page.

 

Alternatively you can contact DM @MerPolCC or @CrimestoppersUK, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting log 1259 of 16 August.