Two arrested after murder of 11-year-old

Two teenagers have been arrested today after and 11-year-old was shot dead.Rhys Jones was murdered as he played football in a pub car park in Croxteth, Liverpool.

TWO teenagers were being questioned by police today on suspicion of murdering an 11-year-old boy who was shot dead in a pub car park.

The youths, aged 18 and 14, were arrested in connection with the shooting of Rhys Jones, who died after being shot as he played football outside the Fir Tree pub in Croxteth, Liverpool, last night.

Merseyside Police said Rhys, who lived locally with his mother, father and 17-year-old brother, was shot by a teenager who rode past on a BMX bike.