Blackburn shooting – Woman, 19, shot dead near Lidl in ‘senseless’ broad daylight killing as cops hunt gunman – The Sun

A 19-YEAR-OLD woman was shot dead near Lidl in Blackburn yesterday afternoon.

Cops are hunting the gunman after the suspected drive-by shooting in broad daylight shortly after 3pm.


Armed cops were called to reports of gunshots in the Kings Street area of the Lancashire town.

The teen was rushed to hospital with serious injuries but was pronounced dead shortly after.

Police have launched a manhunt for the attacker who fled the scene in a light, possibly green-coloured, Toyota Avensis.

A car matching the description was later found around a mile away on Wellington Road and police are appealing for anyone who may have seen the car to contact them.

A post-mortem examination is yet to take place but detectives believe she died of a gunshot wound.

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