Paul Massey was shot at his home in Clifton in 2015, while John Kinsella was killed in a shooting as he walked his dog in Rainhill last month.
A man has been charged with the murders of Paul Massey and John Kinsella following a joint operation between Greater Manchester Police and Merseyside Police.
Mark Fellows (05/09/1980) has been charged with two counts of murder and one count of attempted murder. He has been remanded to appear before South Sefton Magistrates Court on Saturday 2 June 2018.
Paul Massey, 55, was shot dead at his home address on Manchester Road in Clifton on Sunday 26 July 2015.
A murder investigation was subsequently launched and enquiries have been carried out by Greater Manchester Police.
John Kinsella, 53, died after being shot whilst walking his dog with his partner on a footpath, near to the St Helens Linkway and the M62 motorway in Rainhill, Merseyside, at 7am on Saturday 5 May 2018.
The offender, who was on a pedal bike, also fired the gun at John’s partner as she ran away from the scene.
This incident is being investigated by Merseyside Police.