Video from the night of Olivia Pratt-Korbel’s tragic shooting has been released.
The footage was taken from a CCTV camera on a nearby house on Kingsheath Avenue in Dovecot, Liverpool.
In the chilling clip, four gunshots ring out in the otherwise quiet street before a car drives by.
City detectives continue to search for Olivia’s killer.
The Daily Mail reports that the name of a convicted armed robber – jailed for theft from a security van – has now been given following desperate pleas for information.
Olivia had died and her mother had been injured following a shooting at their home on Kingsheath Avenue.
The couple were caught in the “wrong place at the wrong time” through no fault of their own.
A 35-year-old man, chased by an armed man, broke into their home shortly after 10 p.m. He has since been named Joseph Nee.
The Liverpool Echo reported that he was jailed for 45 months in 2018 before being released on sentencing.
The 35-year-old was the intended victim of the gunman who claimed Olivia’s life.
A stray bullet had hit the nine-year-old girl and, despite the best efforts of paramedics, she later died in hospital.
Olivia’s grieving cousin Rebecca Louise told Metro.co.uk yesterday that the nine-year-old was ‘full of life, full of daring’ as she apologized ‘for the cruel world in which we live”.
She said: ‘I don’t think I or the family will ever find the words to describe the grief we have all felt over the past 24 hours.
“We not only lost ‘Our Liv’, we lost a daughter, sister, niece, cousin and granddaughter. Our little Liv who was full of life, full of daring and most certainly knew what she wanted in life.
“You had so much potential and a full life to lead beautifully.
“I can only apologize for the cruel world we live in and the monsters in it.
“My heart hurts so much and I don’t think we’ll ever be able to digest what happened.”
Olivia has been described as having a “beautiful sense of humor” and a “bubbly personality” by others paying tribute.
Her head teacher, Rebecca Wilkinson of St Margaret Mary’s Catholic Junior School, said: “Our school community is devastated by the sad loss of Olivia. We are shocked and in disbelief at such tragic news.
‘Olivia was a very popular member of our school. She had a beautiful smile, a beautiful sense of humor and a bubbly personality.
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