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Second man charged with Bethnal Green murder of Jordan Bari

PUBLISHED: 12:54 17 October 2016 | UPDATED: 13:02 17 October 2016

Jordan Bari

Jordan Bari

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A second man has been charged with the killing of martial artist Jordan Bari.

Abdallah Salaheedin, 28, of Spring Gardens, Highbury, was charged on Friday with murder and possession of a firearm with intent to commit an indictable offence.

He appeared in custody at Thames Magistrates’ Court on Saturday.

Bobby Lawrence, 21, of Canonbury Street, Canonbury, stood before the same court charged with the same offences on Friday and was remanded to appear at the Old Bailey tomorrow.

Jordan died from gunshot wounds in Bethnal Green after a shooting in Florida Street at around 8pm on Monday, October 3.

A 29-year-old and a 21-year-old man were arrested at the scene in connection with his death but were subsequently released with no further action.

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