Men jailed after gun pointed at police in Woolwich

Four men have been jailed after a shooting in Woolwich that saw a gun aimed at pursuing police.

Police state that on Monday 3rd November, 2020, at around 3am, a group fired three shots on Woolwich Church Street injuring a woman and a man.

Police were called and began hunting for suspects who left in a stolen car.

The car was dumped and a number of firearms and a machete left inside

PC Ellwood was pursuing when Mucktar Khan pointed a handgun at him and his police dog, PD Cruz.

The officer continued to chase and Khan was arrested by firearms officers.

Body worn video was shown to the jury.

The men convicted were:

“- Mucktar Khan – 23 (02.02.99) of Tavy Close, SE11, who pointed the gun at the police officer, was convicted of possession of a prohibited firearm and additionally convicted of possession of a firearm with intent to commit an indictable offence – he was sentenced to nine years’ imprisonment.

– Myiles Brown – 22 (17.04.00) of Cormont Road, SE5, was convicted of possession of a prohibited firearm and sentenced to seven years and six months’ imprisonment.

– Joshua Fasoro – 21 (22.09.00) of Elmington Estate, SE5, was convicted of possession of a prohibited firearm and a further possession of a prohibited firearm relating to a 2019 matter whereby a revolver was recovered in an electrical cupboard that also contained his DNA sample. He was sentenced eight years and six months’ imprisonment.

– Don-Juan Newman – 23 (13.09.98) of Oak Square, SW9, was convicted of possession of a prohibited firearm and sentenced to seven years and six months’ imprisonment.”

All were acquired of the initial shooting. A fifth suspect has not been found.

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One thought on “Men jailed after gun pointed at police in Woolwich

  • June 10, 2022 at 11:43 am
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    None of them from round Woolwich so why are they coming to our green pastures with intent to kill?! They can get to know the area better now from belmarsh.

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