Detectives investigating a fatal shooting two years ago have charged seven people.

Leon Maxwell, from Watford, was gunned down in Cumberland Road near Queensbury tube station on May 1, 2018 just after 9pm.

Armed police and the London Ambulance Service attended the scene and found the 38-year-old suffering from a gunshot wound. He died at the scene.

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

Met Police has revealed today that seven people have been charged with murder and attempted murder.

They were arrested and charged on Monday, February 17 and Tuesday, February 18.

The seven people charged are:

  • Irwin Constable, 19 of Whippendell Road, Watford
  • A 17-year-old boy from Harrow
  • Abdi Karama, 18 of Peterborough Road, Leyton
  • Saharded Hassan, 27 of Courtfield Avenue, Harrow
  • Rajae Heslop, 20 of North Circular Road, NW2
  • Armani Ogilvie, 18 of Leaner Drive, Harrow
  • Kaleel Nyeila, 18 of Orchard Gate, Greenford

They appeared in court on Thursday, February 20 at the Old Bailey where they were remanded in custody to appear on a date to be set.

A 19-year-old woman, a 17-year-old boy and a 25-year-old man had also been arrested in March 2019 in connection with the incident - they were released under investigation.

+ A 22-year-old man was arrested in March 2019 for an unconnected drug offence. He was released under investigation.