UPDATE: Four charged following Morecambe shooting

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Detectives investigating a shooting in Morecambe have charged four men.

Officers launched an investigation earlier this month following an incident at an address in Buttermere Avenue.

Police were called by the ambulance service around 12.30am on Saturday, December 2, where paramedics were treating a 29-year-old woman with serious facial injuries.

Detectives believe a shotgun had been discharged through her window, hitting the woman in the face. She was taken to hospital for treatment with her injuries described as not life-threatening.

Following investigation, a number of people were arrested by police in connection with the offence.

After consultation with the Crown Prosecution Service, Tanaka Mutambirwa, 25, of no fixed address, has been charged with attempted murder and conspiracy to commit murder.

Dean Tarry, 50, of Westminster Road, Morecambe, Jayden Williams, 25, of Allerton Road, Bradford and Damien Ivory, 23, of Basil Street, Bradford, have all been charged with conspiracy to commit murder.

The men were due to appear at Preston Magistrates’ Court today (Wednesday, December 13),

Four people earlier arrested on suspicion of attempted murder have been released on bail, with four men arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to supply Class A drugs all released under investigation.

Three people arrested in Huddersfield on suspicion of assisting an offender have been released under investigation.

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