A southport 17-year old arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm October 20th, 2016 jmr jmr Latest News Shares Comments A southport 17-year old arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm A 17 year-old male has been arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence. At this stage the incident is still being treated as an unconfirmed firearms discharge. Enquiries are ongoing but officers have found no evidence of a firearms discharge. Appeal following unconfirmed shots fired in Southport Original (13:00, 20th October) Detectives are investigating following unconfirmed reports that shots were fired in Southport this morning (Thursday, 20 October 2016). Officers were called to Janes Brook Road, Southport, after a member of the public reported that he had been shot at by another male at about 10.40am. A full search of the area has been carried out by officers from the specialist Matrix team and at this point no evidence of a discharge has been found. House-to-house enquiries are being carried and officers are particularly interested in talking to any members of the public who were in the area at the time to come forward with information to establish exactly what took place. Officers will also be viewing CCTV footage to establish what has occurred. Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at Sefton CID on 0151 777 3055, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/Otsnews-Southport-1575528676012039/ Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!