Shotgun ambush after funeral

A gunman’s accomplice lured a mourner from a vigil into a shotgun ambush, a court heard. Stanford Hilton was blasted once with a shotgun last July after attending a service for Rashan Charles at Dalston Methodist Church on Richmond Road in Hackney. Exauce Ngimbi, 23, had mingled with the mourners outside ‘Yours Locally’ on Kingsland Road, before walking away with Mr Hilton, the Old Bailey heard. Toby Fitzgerald, prosecuting, said: ‘The prosecution’s case is that this defendant acted together with…

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