25-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murdering father of two

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering Patrick Boyle.

Boyle, 26, was shot twice in the chest in Newway, Huyton on July 1 of this year.

He was taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead shortly after.

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Police released multiple CCTV footage after Boyle killed people they wanted to speak to in connection with the murder, including a man on a bicycle.

Detectives investigating the murder believe the gunman was riding a black South Ron electric bike at the time of the shooting.

Today, police arrested a 25-year-old man from Huyton on suspicion of murdering the young father.

He is currently in custody where he will be questioned by detectives.

A Merseyside police spokesman said: “Today, Thursday, September 30, we arrested a 25-year-old man on suspicion of the murder of Patrick Boyle in Huyton.

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“Officers were contacted shortly after 5.55 pm on Thursday, July 1, after it was reported that the 26-year-old had been shot twice in the chest on Newway Street, Huyton.

“They took him to the hospital where, sadly, he was pronounced dead shortly afterwards.



Patrick Doyle was shot twice in the chest and taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead shortly thereafter.
Patrick Doyle was shot twice in the chest and taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead shortly thereafter.

“The 25-year-old man, who is from the Huyton area, was arrested this morning.

“He is currently in custody where he will be questioned by detectives.”

Chief Inspector of Detectives Simon Hurst said: “We have a dedicated team of experienced detectives who work tirelessly to identify everyone who may have been involved in the murder, planning the attack, and anyone who has offered assistance or support to the involved. “

If you have information about the incident, you can send an email to @MerPolCC or send a message to the Merseyside Police Contact Center on Facebook, citing the reference 21000459469.

You can also pass information anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800555111, or contact them through their online form at: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/give-information

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