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Woman charged with firearms offence after Barking shooting

PUBLISHED: 08:05 16 June 2020 | UPDATED: 08:05 16 June 2020

A man has been charged with attempted murder following an incident in Wilmington Gardens, Barking on June 4. Picture: Paul Bennett

A man has been charged with attempted murder following an incident in Wilmington Gardens, Barking on June 4. Picture: Paul Bennett

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A woman has been charged with a firearms offence by police investigating a shooting in Barking.

Rushelle McLaughlin, 26, of Northolt, Middlesex, was charged on Monday, June 15, with possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life.

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She has been remanded in custody to appear at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, June 16.

The charge follows an incident in Wilmington Gardens on June 4, where a 24-year-old man was found with gunshot wounds and another male had also been injured.

The 24-year-old man remains in a critical condition in hospital and the second victim’s injuries were not life-threatening.

The investigation is being led by Trident detectives from the Specialist Crime Command.


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