Date: 2 Jun 2017
Yusuf Sonko was shot in the head in Toxteth, Liverpool on Friday 2 June 2017.
He was found behind a row of shops in Tagus Street at about 10.30pm and taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead. His post-mortem found that he died from a single gunshot wound to the head.
It was said that he had been shot in a cold-blooded and targeted attack.
The police said that they thought that the key to solving the crime lay in the local L8 and wider communities and named a person that they said that they wanted to speak to in connection with the murder, however, they said that they had been unable to find the man. The man was said to have frequented Wrexham in North Wales and Cumbria and several properties were searched in 2017 in a bid to find him.
They said 'someone somewhere knows who has done this and I ask them to search their conscience and do the right thing and give us the information' and said that the attacks 'clearly show that organised criminals still have ready access to firearms despite extensive work undertaken by Merseyside Police'.
A number of other people were also arrested at the time but no charges were made..
Yusuf Sonko was a student.