Man accused of Pinky's murder

by Lorraine King A 21-year-old man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a popular father-of-one at a birthday party. Shawn Callum, 26, from Paddington, was gunned down outside Stonebridge Primary School on Shakespeare Avenue,

by Lorraine King

A 21-year-old man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a popular father-of-one at a birthday party.

Shawn Callum, 26, from Paddington, was gunned down outside Stonebridge Primary School on Shakespeare Avenue, Stonebridge, in the early hours of February 8.

Shawn, who was affectionately known as Pinky, was at the 'I Feel Good' event being held in the school hall.


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Paul Minto, 21, from Harrow, appeared before Brent Magistrates Court on Saturday charged with Shawn's murder.

He was remanded in custody to appear before the Old Bailey on May 22.

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More than 2,000 people have joined a Facebook group created in memory of Shawn called RIP Pinky and a tribute page has been created at http://shawn-pinkey-callum.gonetoosoon.org/.

Two men aged 18 and 23 who were also arrested in connection with Shawn's killing have been released on bail to return to a police station.

Detectives from Operation Trident, the Met's specialist team than investigates gun crime in the black community, are still appealing for anyone who attended the 'I feel Good' party to come forward.

Anyone with information should call the incident room on 020 8733 4704 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

lorraine.king@archant.co.uk

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