Schoolboy charged in connection with Westbourne Park shooting

Teenager due to appear in court this afternoon

A schoolboy has been charged in connection with a shooting in Westbourne Park in the early hours of Sunday morning.

The 16-year-old victim was shot in the back in Tavistock Crescent at around 12.55am.

He was rushed to a hospital in east London where he is in a stable condition.

Yesterday morning, detectives from Operation Trident, the Met’s specialist team that investigates gun crime in London, arrested a 15-year-old boy at his home.


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He was questioned and has been subsequently charged with possession of a firearm with intent, possession of ammunition and Grievous Bodily Harm with intent.

He is due to appear before Hammersmith Youth Court this afternoon (Wednesday).

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