Police have conformed that a 35-year-old man was arrested last night on suspicion of the murders of Paul Massey and John Kinsella.
Thirty seven year old Mark Fellows has been charged with two counts of murder and one count of attempted murder and appeared before South Sefton Magistrates Court on Saturday.
Paul Massey, 55, was shot dead at his home address on Manchester Road in Clifton in July 2015.
A murder investigation was subsequently launched and enquiries have been carried out by Greater Manchester Police.
John Kinsella, 53, died after being shot whilst walking his dog with his partner on a footpath, near to the St Helens Linkway and the M62 motorway in Rainhill, Merseyside on the 5th May this year
The offender, who was on a pedal bike, also fired the gun at John’s partner as she ran away from the scene.
Five other people arrested this week have been released under investigation.