Killer who shot a Tyler McDermott in the face claims gun went off by accident – twice

An alleged killer who shot a teenager in the face outside a music studio claims he pulled the trigger by accident – twice, a court heard. Tyrese Barnett, 20, shot Tyler McDermott, 17, known as ‘Trizzie’, in the face outside The Pirate Studio on Norman Road, Tottenham, on 13 April last year. Leo Reid, 20, then stabbed Mr McDermott in the hip with a machete causing a 21cm wound as he lay ‘stricken and defenceless on the ground’, it was…

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