Four men appear in court following shooting in Red Lodge

Four men have been charged following a shooting in Red Lodge at the weekend and have appeared before magistrates.

Police were called at around 2.55pm on Sunday, April 4, to reports shots had been fired in Elms Road.

An 18-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy both sustained injuries caused by shotgun pellets, with one of the males suffering wounds to his face and neck. A 17-year-old girl was also injured during the incident after suffering a fall whilst running to safety.

All three were taken to hospital for treatment, but were discharged a short time later.

Four people were arrested on Sunday afternoon in connection with the incident and taken into police custody for questioning.

They have now all been charged with two counts of malicious wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm (joint enterprise) and also violent disorder.

They are:

Thomas Mongan, aged 24, of Gregory Road, Southall, in the London Borough of Ealing. He was also charged with possession of a shotgun with intent to endanger life;

Jim Mongan, aged 29, of Shaftesbury Avenue, in the London Borough of Harrow;

Bernard Mongan, aged 35, of Setchell Drove, Cottenham, Cambridgeshire; and

David Mongan, aged 25, of Setchell Drove, Cottenham, Cambridgeshire.

All four men were remanded in custody until a plea and trial preparation hearing at Ipswich Crown Court on May 4 after appearing before Suffolk Magistrates’ Court yesterday, Tuesday, April 6, on video link from police investigation centres in Martlesham Heath and Bury St Edmunds.

A fifth suspect has been identified and is currently being sought by police.

Police enquires to identify and apprehend other potential suspects are continuing.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact West CID at Bury St Edmunds Police Station, quoting reference: 16672/21.

Website – www.suffolk.police.uk/contact-us/existing-report-update </

Phone – Call 101.

Alternatively, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their online form: www.crimestoppers-uk.org

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