Four charged after Police shoot out in East London

police shot at by masked men in east london shoot out three detained

Four people have been charged with attempted murder and possession of a shotgun following a firearms incident in east London.

The four men listed below have each been charged with three counts of attempted murder; possession of a shotgun; possession of a shotgun with intent to endanger life and two counts of possession of a knife/pointed article (namely a zombie-knife and axe):

Lekan Akinsoji, 20 , of no fixed address;
Nathaniel Lewis,22 , of Earlham Grove, E7;
Darnell Joseph-Newill , 21 , of Willis Road, E15
Troy Ifill , 21 , of Torrens Square, E15

Akinsoji and Lewis have also been charged with possession of a firearm following a suspended sentence.

Ifill has also been charged with possession of a firearm when prohibited, and an additional count of possession of a knife.

They are all due to appear at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court on Monday, 30 July.

The charges relate to an incident in the Leystonstone and Forest Gate areas of east London on the evening of Thursday, 26 July.