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Man charged over fatal shooting in Croydon

Sunday, 4 September, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments

Detectives investigating the fatal shooting of a man in Addiscombe, Croydon last month have charged a man with murder.

Police were called to Morland Road at around 8.55pm on Tuesday, August 23rd.  Jonathan Barnes,  20, from Lewisham, suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead 3 hours later.

Jonathan Barnes

Daniel Tesfay, 25, was arrested on Thursday afternoon in west London, on suspicion of murder, and was held at a south London police station.

He was charged yesterday with the murder of Mr Barnes and possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life.

He is due to appear in court next Saturday.

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