UK News Teenager charged with murder of man who was shot dead at petrol station

09:31  18 april  2018
09:31  18 april  2018 Source:   pressassociation.com

Police shoot 'armed' man dead in London as the capital struggles to contain wave of violence: Armed officers kill man as he walks the streets 'with a gun' and makes 'threats'

  Police shoot 'armed' man dead in London as the capital struggles to contain wave of violence: Armed officers kill man as he walks the streets 'with a gun' and makes 'threats' The Metropolitan Police said firearms officers were called at 3.50am to reports of a man in his 40s making threats with a gun.Scotland Yard said firearms officers were called at 3.50am to reports of the man in his 40s claiming to be in possession of a weapon and making threats in Romford, east London.

- A teenager has been charged with the murder of a man shot dead outside a petrol station . The teenager , who cannot be named for legal reasons, is due to appear at Chelmsford Magistrates' Court later on Tuesday.

PA. COURT: A teenager has been charged with the shooting murder of John Pordage at a petrol station . John Pordage, 34, died at a BP garage in Chelmsford at about 2.10 am on Saturday. He had been shot in the chest in what police described as a suspected drive-by attack.

Undated handout photo issued by Essex Police of John Pordage, 34 © PA Undated handout photo issued by Essex Police of John Pordage, 34 An 18-year-old man has been charged with the murder of a 34-year-old who was fatally shot outside an Essex petrol station.

Bradley Blundell has been extradited to the UK from the Netherlands after attending a police station in Amsterdam.

Undated handout photo issued by Essex Police of Bradley Blundell © PA Undated handout photo issued by Essex Police of Bradley Blundell

He was charged on Tuesday with the murder of John Pordage who was fatally shot in the chest at a BP garage, Essex Police said.

Mr Pordage died in hospital after the shooting at the garage near the Army and Navy roundabout in Baddow Road, Chelmsford, in the early hours of August 5 last year.

File photo dated 15/08/13 of a view of the BP petrol station on Baddow Road, Chelmsford, Essex, where John Pordage, 34, was killed © PA File photo dated 15/08/13 of a view of the BP petrol station on Baddow Road, Chelmsford, Essex, where John Pordage, 34, was killed

Blundell, of Cromwell Close, Boreham, Essex, is also charged with possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life, perverting the course of justice and handling stolen goods.

Undated handout photo issued by Essex Police of a wanted poster of Bradley Blundell © PA Undated handout photo issued by Essex Police of a wanted poster of Bradley Blundell

He is due to appear at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday.

Murder investigation after 20-year-old shot dead .
A murder investigation has begun after a 20-year-old man was shot dead in Birmingham. West Midlands Police said they were called to South Holme, near Garrison Lane in the Bordesley area of the city just after midnight.The force added that "despite the efforts of the attending medical staff, a 20-year-old man was sadly declared dead at the scene".A cordon was put up along South Holme and Garrison Lane as "forensic examinations take place".DI Jim Colclough, from the force's homicide team, said: "We are in the very early stages of this investigation where a young man has tragically lost his life.

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