Five in custody after police operation at Liverpool

Monday, 17 April 2023 06:46:34 AM

A police operation has concluded with a five people taken into custody at Liverpool.

Officers from Liverpool City Police Area Command were called to Charles Street shortly after 2am (Monday 17 April 2023), following reports a gunshot had been heard.

Police established a perimeter around a block of units and called specialist officers to the scene including negotiators.

A woman was arrested about 2.15am when she left the building.

The operation ended about 5.40am with a further two women and two men taken into custody; all have been taken to Liverpool Police Station.

There have been no reports of injury.

A crime scene warrant will be executed at the location with detectives from Liverpool City PAC now investigating.

Anyone with information is urged to call Liverpool Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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