RYAN Duggan, 19, was arrested on Wednesday November 26 for attempted murder after a 25 year old local man was shot in the stomach and leg.
Police inquiries into a firearms discharge incident which happened at 9.45pm, Wednesday October 15, 2014 also led to the arrest of two other males, both aged 16, on suspicion of attempted murder; however, both were interviewed and released on police bail until a date in December.
The incident occurred outside a home in St. Michael’s View, Widnes, resulting in Duggan being charged with attempted murder, possession of a shotgun and possession of a firearm with intent.
The 25 year old man underwent surgery after receiving injuries to his abdomen and leg; he is now recovering after hospital treatment.
Duggan was due to appear at Halton Magistrates’ court, Runcorn, November 27.