Third man charged over shooting in Brighton

Posted On 05 Jun 2015 at 2:48 pm

A third man has been charged over a shooting in Brighton in January.

Spencer Bowen, 24, of Heathfield Avenue, Dover, Kent, is accused of attempting to murder a 39-year-old man, committing GBH with intent and conspiracy to murder a 24-year-old man in Elmore Road.

Bowen was remanded in custody to appear at Brighton Magistrates’ Court today (Friday 5 June).

A group of men went to a property in Elmore Road on Tuesday 27 January and fired a single shot through the front door.

A 39-year-old man inside the home was hit but did not suffer life-threatening injuries.

Adam Willis, 33, of no fixed address, and Hayden Pendleton, of Damwood Road, Liverpool, have already been charged with attempted murder and conspiracy to murder.

They are due to appear at Lewes Crown Court on 26 June.

A reward of £5,000 has been offered by Sussex Police for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of those responsible. The independent charity Crimestoppers has also offered a £5,000 reward on the same terms.

Anyone with information is asked to phone Sussex Police on 101, email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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