Two Charged Over Fatal Northampton Shooting

21 October 2018, 10:16 | Updated: 21 October 2018, 10:19

Smiling Joshua Bains

Two men have been charged with the murder of a 28 year-old man from Northampton.

Joshua Bains (pictured) was shot dead in Upton earlier this month.


Two men have been charged with the murder in Northampton of 28 year-old Joshua Bains.

Mr Bains, from Northampton, died after being shot with a firearm during an incident in Webb Drive, Upton, at about 9pm on Thursday, October 4.

Jerome Smikle, aged 27, of St Leonard's Road, Far Cotton, and a 25 year-old man from Edmonton in north London, Kayongo Shuleko, were arrested following a police operation in Dunster Road, The Mounts, Northampton on Friday night.

They will both appear before Northampton Magistrates Court on Monday.