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Man charged following Morecambe shooting

Written by on 19/11/2021

Detectives investigating a shooting in Morecambe have charged a man.

Levi McCandlish, 26, of Borwick Court, Morecambe, is charged with attempted murder. He was due to appear before Blackpool Magistrates’ Court this morning (Friday, November 19th)

We were called at 5.56pm on Monday (November 15) to reports of a suspected firearms discharge in an alleyway to the rear of Skipton Street.

Emergency services attended and found a local man, aged in his 20s, with facial injuries. He was taken to hospital where he remains in a serious but stable condition.

We are continuing to appeal for information.

Det Chief Insp James Edmonds, of West Police, said: “While we have charged a man our enquiries are very much ongoing

“The victim in this case has suffered some extremely serious injuries and I would appeal to anyone who can assist with our investigation to get in touch.”

A number of people have been arrested by police in connection with their enquiries:

A 16-year-old boy from Lancaster arrested on suspicion of attempted murder has been bailed until December 14th.

A 41-year-old woman from Lancaster arrested on suspicion of assisting offenders and remains in custody.

A 13-year-old boy from Lancaster arrested on suspicion of attempted murder has been bailed to December 13.

A 55-year-old man from Morecambe arrested on suspicion of attempted murder has been bailed to December 13.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log 1181 of November 15th.

Alternatively you can contact independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers.org.