Unsolved Murders

Aaron Lewis

Age: 26

Sex: male

Date: 1 Feb 2017

Place: Anna Jungs Chip Shop, Grosvenor Road, Wavertree

Source: www.liverpoolecho.co.uk

Aaron Lewis was shot three times outside Anna Jung's chip shop in Grosvenor Road, Wavertree at about 7pm on Wednesday 1 February 2017.

He was still alive after the shooting and taken to Aintree Hospital but died soon after.

The police said that his shooting was related to organised crime and that it was a 'cold-blooded, targeted attack'. Aaron Lewis was descrbed as being known to the police.

It was noted that another 19-year-old man was also shot in Grosvenor Road some moments before Aaron Lewis but he survived and that it was thought that he was the intended target of the attack. The 19-year-old man was shot in Grosvenor Road shortly before hand but was able to run away and shortly after Aaron Lewis was shot.

The police found a burnt out Renault van about 15 minutes after the shooting near an entry by Brookdale Road and Ferndale Road with two guns in it. The place where the van was found was described as being about a five minute drive from Grosvenor Road.

Three days after Aaron Lewis's murder the police carried out a drugs raid at a house in Grosvenor Road not far from where Aaron Lewis was shot and several people were arrested on suspicion of being involved in the supply of Class A drugs.

Eight people were arrested in relation to his murder, but no one was charged. They were:

  • 32-year-old man from Wavertree: suspicion of murder
  • 45-year-old man from Netherley: conspiracy to murder
  • 39-year-old man from Haydock: conspiracy to murder
  • 23-year-old man from Belle Vale: conspiracy to murder
  • 31-year-old man from Aigburth: conspiracy to murder
  • 30-year-old man from Netherley: conspiracy to murder
  • 23-year-old man from Ellesmere Port: conspiracy to murder
  • 29-year-old man from Wavertree: conspiracy to murder

Aaron Lewis's father was former world champion kickboxer who ran the Mushin Kai Freestyle Karate Club.

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