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Third murder arrest over James Taylor dance class shooting

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Image caption James Taylor was shot outside his daughter's dance class

A third man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a father who was shot dead as he waited to pick up his daughter from a dance class.

James Taylor, 34, was found in Holy Cross Close in Liverpool after witnesses described hearing a number of gunshots on Thursday.

Merseyside Police believe he was killed in a "targeted attack".

The man, 24, was arrested by armed police at an address in Everton at about 14:10 GMT.

Two other men, aged 35 and 31, were arrested on Saturday and Sunday and have been released on conditional bail.

Image caption The shooting in Holy Cross Close was heard by a number of people

On Friday, police raided four properties across Liverpool in relation to the shooting.

Det Ch Insp Ian Warlow said "huge progress" had been made in the investigation.

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