Seven Kings mosque: Man charged after gun fired during prayers

Police at the scene of the shooting at the Seven Kings Mosque.

Police at the scene of the shooting at the Seven Kings Mosque. - Credit: Archant

Detectives investigating a firearms discharge outside a mosque in Seven Kings have charged a man.

Police were called to reports of a man with a firearm entering the Seven Kings Masjid at 10.45pm on May 9.

Jermaine Wright, 28, of Lebus Street N17, was charged today (Thursday, 23 May) with possession of a firearm, possession of a prohibited weapon, possession of ammunition for a firearm without a certificate, and two charges of assaulting a police officer.

He was remanded to appear at Barkingside Magistrates' Court tomorrow (Friday, May 24).

Detectives from the Trident and Area Crime Command continue to investigate.