Southend arrestee charged with attempted murder
25 February 2019, 07:06 | Updated: 25 February 2019, 07:15
A man arrested on a roof in Southend High Street on Saturday afternoon has been charged with attempted murder.
25 year old Beinvenu Vangu of Wood Green, north London, is accused of shooting a teenager at Barking tube station last Wednesday.
The victim was taken to hospital, where a bullet was discovered inside his abdomen.
Vangu was arrested by firearms officers from British Transport Police and officers from Essex Police on a roof next to a JD store.
He is also charged with possession of a prohibited firearm, and possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence.