Lenny Scott murder detectives make three more arrests

Lenny Scott, from Prescot, was shot outside a gym in Skelmersdale
-Credit: (Image: Lancashire Police)


Three more people have been arrested in connection with the murder of Lenny Scott.

The 33-year-old dad was shot outside a gym on Peel Road in Skelmersdale on Thursday, February 8. Emergency services attended the scene and found Lenny, who was from Prescot, with serious gunshot wounds. He died later in hospital.

Police today confirmed a 34-year-old man and a 28-year-old man have been arrested on suspicion of murder. A 29-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.

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All of those arrested today, June 5, are from Liverpool and are currently in custody. According to police, the two men arrested today have previously been arrested in connection with the investigation. The woman has not been arrested before today.

Five other people have already been arrested as part of police enquiries and are currently on bail.

In a statement, Lancashire Police said: "We launched a murder investigation after 33-year-old father-of-three Lenny was shot outside a gym on Peel Road in Skelmersdale on Thursday, 8th February. Despite the best efforts of emergency services, Lenny, from Prescot, sadly died later in hospital.

"Our thoughts remain with his loved ones, and they continue to be supported by trained officers. They are aware of the latest developments."

Anyone with information should call 101 quoting log 1155 of February 9. You can also contact independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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