Man, 19, charged over drive-by shooting at funeral in Euston that left girl, 7, fighting for life and 5 others injured | The Sun
A MAN has been charged over a drive-by shooting at a funeral that left a seven-year-old girl fighting for life.
Armed police swooped on the funeral in Euston, North London, on January 14.
Five others including an 11-year-old girl were also injured after a shotgun was fired at mourners in a "senseless act of violence".
Alrico Nelson Martin, 19, has now been charged with possession of a shotgun with intent to endanger life and six counts of conspiracy to wound with intent.
He has been remanded in custody to appear at Willesden Magistrates' Court today.
The Met Police confirmed two other men, aged 22 and 23, have been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder and remain in custody.
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The horror unfolded at St Aloysius Church where a memorial service was taking place for a young woman and her mum.
Gunmen opened fire from a moving Toyota C-HR at around 1.30pm as 350 people gathered for the requiem mass.
Footage showed terrified mourners screaming as they ran for cover from the shotgun blasts.
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Those inside the church could be heard shouting "we need to get out" as gunshots rang through the air.
Four women aged 48, 54, 41 and 21 and two girls, aged 11 and seven, were rushed to hospital.
The seven-year-old girl was left fighting for life but her injuries have now been now described as non-life threatening.
Police confirmed the 48-year-old woman remains in hospital where she is undergoing treatment.
Fresia Calderon, 50, and her daughter Sara Sanchez, 20, were being remembered after they died within a month of each other.
Her former husband Carlos Arturo Sanchez-Coronado was a convicted member of the notorious Cali drug cartel, which featured in Netflix show Narcos.
Sanchez-Coronado, who died last year aged 56, was the first man extradited from Colombia to Britain.
Anyone with information can call police on 101 quoting reference 3357/14JAN.
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