Merseyside Police can confirm that a third man has been arrested following an incident on Newton Street, Southport, on Sunday, 13 July.
Officers investigating the incident executed a warrant at an address in Birkdale this afternoon (Wednesday, 16 July) and during a search of the property found what is believed to be a Section 5 firearm.
The 47-year-old male occupant of the address was arrested on suspicion of possession of a Section 5 firearm.
He has been taken to a police station on Merseyside, where he will be interviewed by detectives.
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