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Olivia Pratt-Korbel: CCTV released of man as police hunt killer

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etectives have released footage of another man in connection with the fatal shooting of Olivia Pratt-Korbel.

Merseyside Police have shared a video of a man in a bright jacket who was in the area on the night the nine-year-old was killed.

Olivia was shot when a gunman chasing another man burst into her Liverpool home on August 22 in a suspected drugs feud. Neither had links to the family and the gunman is still at large.

“We believe he may have important information that could help us catch her killer,” the force said on Twitter.

Olivia Pratt-Korbel died after being shot (Family handout/PA)

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It comes after officers revealed two guns were used during the killing.

Olivia was fatally hit as she stood behind her mother Cheryl, 46, who was also injured.

Cheryl is still receiving treatment after the shooting which shocked the nation on August 22.

Merseyside police previously released the CCTV of another suspect who was wearing a balaclava and black gloves. He climbed into people’s gardens to avoid being seen as he fled.

Detective Chief Superintendent Mark Kameen warned those who are shielding the gunman that they “will do everything legitimately possible to bring you to justice”.

He added: “It is beyond comprehension how anyone can protect a person who is responsible for killing a nine-year-old little girl.”

Mr Kameen said the investigation had made “significant progress” and it was believed the gunman had two weapons when he “callously ran away from Olivia’s house”.

He added: “I want to know where those guns are now. You may have been told to hide them or dispose of them – I understand you may be frightened of contacting us. But I want you to do the right thing for Olivia and tell us where they are right now.

“If you are hiding the guns and you have no intention of telling us, then I place you in the same category as the vile man responsible for the murder. And we will hunt you too.”

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