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FATAL SHOOTING: Watford man charged with murder and attempted murder of two men in 2018

 Published on: 21st February 2020   |   By: News Desk   |   Category: Uncategorized

A man from Watford has been charged with the fatal shooting of a man, and the attempted murder of a second man near Queensbury tube station in May 2018. 

Detectives investigating arrested and charged 19-year-old Irwin Constable over Monday, February 17 and 18 respectively, along with six over people. 

The seven, which included a 17-year-old boy, and two other men from Harrow, appeared at the Old Bailey yesterday (February 20).

The charges are in relation to the fatal shooting of Leon Maxwell, 38, and the attempted murder of a second man, 26, on Tuesday, May 1, 2018.

Police were called just after 9pm on May 1, 2018, to reports of a shooting at Cumberland Road, near Queensbury tube station.

Armed police and London Ambulance Service (LAS) attended the scene and found Mr Maxwell, suffering from a gunshot wound. He died at the scene.

The 26-year-old also attended a north London hospital on the same night at 9.08pm with a gunshot injury. He has since recovered and left hospital.

Including Constable, the following people were charged:

Irwin Constable, 19 (25.09.2000) of Whippendell Road, Watford, a 17-year-old boy from Harrow, Abdi Karama, 18, from Leyton, Saharded Hassan, 27, from Harrow, Rajae Heslop, 20, NW2, Armani Ogilvie, 18, Harrow and Kaleel Nyeila, 18, from Greenford.

They have since been remanded in custody to appear on a date to be set.

Three further individuals arrested in March 2019 in connection with the incident were released under investigation. They are:

A 19-year-old female, a 17-year-old male and a 25 year-old man.

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