Manchester

Mark Short death: Two men charged with pub murder

Mark Short (pictured with his son and nephew)
Image caption Mark Short was killed during the shooting in the Cotton Tree Inn, Droylsden

Two men have been charged with the murder of Mark Short in a Greater Manchester pub.

Mr Short, 23, died when a masked gunman opened fire at the Cotton Tree Inn in Droylsden, on 25 May.

Luke Livesey, 27, from Hattersley, and Damien Gorman, 38, from Glossop, are both accused of murder and three counts of attempted murder.

A post-mortem examination found Mr Short was shot in the neck during the incident on Market Street.

Both men are due to appear at Tameside Magistrates' Court on Thursday.

Two other men suffered gunshot wounds to their leg and a third suffered a wound to his back during the shooting.

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