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Man charged after teenager fatally shot in the head

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A man has been charged with murder after a fatal shooting last week in north London.

Jaden McGibbon, 19, of Warltersville Road, was charged with the murder of 19-year-old Taylor Cox on Sunday afternoon.

McGibbon will appear at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court on Monday.

Investigations into the incident are ongoing, Metropolitan Police say.

Officers were called to the incident on Hornsey Rise Gardens in Islington on Tuesday afternoon at around 4.30pm, after receiving reports of gunshots in the area.

Mr Cox was discovered suffering from gunshot injuries and taken to hospital, where he later died.

His cause of death was a gunshot wound to the head.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting Op TREWEN and CAD 5570/08JUN21.