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Murder arrest as Coventry shooting victim named

Detectives investigating a fatal shooting in Coventry have today (Monday) arrested a man on suspicion of murder as the victim has been named as Addison Packeer.

A 25-year-old man presented himself at a police station this morning (10 December) and is currently in custody for questioning.

Mr Packeer, aged 27, was found with serious head injuries at an address in Chepstow Close, Willenhall. A post mortem revealed he died from a gunshot wound.

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Pictured: Mr Packeer

 

A 44-year-old man arrested last week has been released pending further enquiries.

Detective Inspector Caroline Corfield, from the force's homicide team, said: "Our thoughts remain with Mr Packeer's family and we have specialist officers supporting them during this deeply distressing time for them.

"We have been following a number of lines of enquiry and this arrest is a significant step forward in our investigation. 

"I would still urge anyone with information, and who has not spoken to us already, to get in touch as soon as possible."

Contact us via Live Chat at west-midlands.police.uk between 8am to midnight, call 101 anytime or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Please quote log number 114 of 7/12/18.