The mother of a man - whose murder sparked a series of shootings ending with the deaths of two policewomen - has told a court her son didn't deserve to die.
Michelle Kelly was the first witness in the trial of Dale Cregan and nine others at Preston Crown Court.
She's the mother of Mark Short and was the partner of David Short - both men were murdered in separate shootings last year.
Our correspondent Elaine Willcox was in court to hear her evidence.
A taxi driver thought he was going to be shot by a masked gunman, the Dale Cregan murder trial has heard.
Dale Cregan has dramatically changed his plea and admitted to the murders of PCs Nicola Hughes and Fiona Bone.
The families of two murdered policewomen have listened to details of the "bloody conclusion" to Dale Cregan's alleged attacks.