Within days of the Ungi killing armed officers were deployed on the streets of Dingle and Toxteth as police tried to keep a lid on simmering tensions.
But two questions dating back to May 1, 1995 are still outstanding - who killed David Ungi and will they ever be brought to justice?
He says: 'The murder of David Ungi is still very much an open investigation.
'We are keen to talk to anyone who may have information but has not yet come forward A suspect in the David Ungi murder case, Barry 'Bunji' O'Rourke, is currently facing drugs charges abroad
David Ungi was gunned down after being ambushed in his VW Passat in North Hill Street, Dingle, at 5.40pm on Monday, May 1, 1995Tuesday, May 2: Police confirm there was a previous attempt on Mr Ungi's life in nearby Morton Street Wednesday, May 3: Detectives link an arson attack on the bar Cheers in Aigburth Road to the killing Friday, May 5: The ECHO reports that armed police officers are patrolling the streets of Liverpool.
This nonsense must stop Saturday, May 13: The search for David Ungi's assassins spreads worldwide.
Around 600 people were held back by police after officers went to the Ungi family home in Malta Walk, Dingle, late the previous afternoon - one local is pictured wearing a bullet-proof vest.
Thursday, June 8: A major police security operation was mounted as John Phillips, 33, of Mersey Avenue, Aigburth - an associate of notorious drugs baron Curtis Warren - appeared in court charged with the attempted murder of David Ungi in Morton Street on March 2 1 He was not charged in connection with the murder of Mr Ungi.
On March 19, he added, Phillips went to Cheers and barred Mr Ungi and other members of his family from drinking there in the future.
Mr Evans said that on March 20 the defendant contacted David Ungi's brother, Anthony, and asked for a 'straightener' - a fight - t o sort things out.
Phillips felt the fight was unfair because he alleged Mr Ungi used a knuckleduster.
David Ungi's family was not able to hold his funeral until November 20 , when 1,000 mourners gathered at Our Lady of Mount Carmel RC Church.