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Murder police renew appeal to catch Liverpool man's killer

Daniel Keatinge
Daniel Keatinge, 25, was shot four times in Formosa Road in Fazakerly

Witnesses who may have seen a man shot dead in Liverpool four years ago are being asked by police to "search their consciences" and come forward.

Daniel Keatinge, 25, was shot four times in Formosa Road, Fazakerley, on 30 January 2009 and died in hospital.

A £10,000 reward is on offer for anyone with information leading to the prosecution of the gunman.

Police said the offender is described as white, between 16 and 20 years old, and was wearing dark clothing.

He ran away in the direction of Eagle Dene, Fazakerley, on a footpath leading off Formosa Road.

Detectives are also looking for a silver car seen in the area at the time of the murder.

'Find the courage'

Det Supt Dave Brunskill said: "We understand that people are sometimes reluctant to come forward in the aftermath of such a serious crime as this.

"The passing of time may enable people to search their consciences and find the courage to come forward to tell us what they know."

Mr Keatinge's mother, Kathleen Dwyer, has said she is desperate for any information about her son's murder.

"My world ended when it happened to Daniel," she said.

"I just need someone to come forward. Someone out there knows something.

"They don't have to speak to the police direct, there's Crimestoppers, (they could) post a letter through my house, we just need to get someone to come forward."

Mr Keatinge was known to police after being jailed in August 2003 for shooting at a nightclub doorman in Liverpool city centre.

He missed the doorman but hit two clubbers. Neither was seriously hurt.

He admitted wounding, possessing a firearm with intent to endanger life and dangerous driving at Liverpool Crown Court.

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