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Liverpool charity shop fatal attack treated as murder

Police at scene of charity shop murder
Image caption The victim was pronounced dead at the scene on Aigburth Road

A man has died in an attack at a charity shop in Liverpool that police are treating as murder.

Officers were called to Remar UK, a Christian furniture shop on Aigburth Road, Aigburth at 12:55 BST, following reports of a man being injured.

A suspect has been arrested on suspicion of murder, Merseyside Police confirmed.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. An investigation into his death is ongoing.

Assistant Chief Constable Nikki Holland, said the incident was not connected with a fatal shooting in Aigburth which happened late on Monday.

"I understand that people living and working in Aigburth will be concerned about two very serious incidents happening in such a close proximity in such a short space of time," he said.

"But, I want to reassure people that these incidents are not linked and we are doing everything we can to investigate the full circumstances around what happened."

The man who died in the charity shop is yet to be formally identified and a post-mortem examination is due to take place on Thursday.

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Image caption Police were called to a charity shop in Aigburth following reports of a man being injured

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