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A 31-year-old man has been charged with conspiracy to commit murder in relation to a shooting which took place in Northolt back in October 2019.

Omar Mechita, of no fixed address, appeared in custody at Willesden Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, 4 August after being arrest the previous day. Protracted enquiries were carried out to trace him after he failed to return on bail after the shooting..

The 30-year-old victim was at a flat in Academy Gardens on 6 March 2019 when there was a knock on the door at around 11pm. His girlfriend answered the door and became concerned when she saw the face of a man. Her boyfriend approached the door and then saw a muzzle flash before he was shot in the chest.

The injuries he received were non-life threatening.


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August 9, 2022

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