Jamie Bridge from Aintree has been sentenced to 24 years for shooting a rival drug dealer in the head in front of Christmas shoppers.
The 22-year-old attacked Christopher Jopson with a sawn off shut gun in Southport.
Police were called at 12.30pm on 21 December 2017 to Eastbank Street, were they found Jopson with a non life-threatening head injury. A bus driver was also injured.
Detective Inspector Andy McCourt said:
- Anyone with information on gun crime is asked to contact the gun crime hotline on 0800 230 0600, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.