A man has been charged with the murder of 26-year-old Elle Edwards, who was shot dead at a pub on Christmas Eve.
Connor Chapman has also been charged with two counts of attempted murder, and three counts of unlawful and malicious wounding with intent to do grievous bodily harm.
The 22-year-old has also been charged with possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life, possession of ammunition with intent to endanger life, and handling stolen goods, namely a Mercedes A Class.
He has been remanded in custody to appear at Wirral Adult Remand Court on Friday.
Meanwhile, Merseyside Police said a 23-year-old woman arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender has been released on bail pending further enquiries.
Ms Edwards was shot at the Lighthouse pub in Wallasey Village, Wirral, shortly before midnight on 24 December.
The beautician, who had been out celebrating with friends, was later pronounced dead in hospital.
In a family tribute, her father, Tim Edwards, said “everyone that met Elle knew how special she was”.
Her sister, Lucy Edwards, described her as her “best friend, sidekick, and partner in crime”.
She is not believed to have been the intended target of the attack, which also left four men injured.
Police are still appealing for witnesses, and have set up a public portal at mipp.police.uk where people can submit information and any CCTV, dashcam, or mobile phone footage.
Anyone with information can also call 101, DM @MerPollCC on Twitter, or contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, quoting reference 22000948723.
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