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​Woman charged following Barking shooting

News   •   Jun 16, 2020 07:40 BST

Police investigating a shooting in Barking have charged a woman with firearms offences.

Rushelle McLaughlin, 26 (27.11.93), of Northolt, Middlesex, was charged on Monday, 15 June, with possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life.

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

The charge follows an incident on 4 June in Wilmington Gardens, where officers located two injured males. One had suffered gunshot wounds and the other suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

A 24-year-old man [Victim 1] remains in a critical condition in hospital. The second victim's injuries were not life-threatening.

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