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Third man in court charged with East End street shooting

PUBLISHED: 07:00 18 March 2010 | UPDATED: 15:43 05 October 2010

A THIRD man has appeared in court following a shooting in London’s East End. He appeared before Thames magistrates yesterday on three charges of the attempted murder of three men at Copperfield Road in Mile End on March 5 and with possessing a firearm. Two others have already been in court

A THIRD man has appeared in court following a shooting in London’s East End.

He is Anton Ekprikpom, 22, who appeared before Thames magistrates yesterday (March 17), on three charges of the attempted murder of two men aged 32 and one of 33 at Copperfield Road in Mile End on March 5. He is also charged with possessing a firearm with intent to endanger life.

Ekprikpom was remanded in custody to appear at the Old Bailey.

Kiley Brown, 32, from Shaw Street in Stepney, appeared in court last Friday charged with the attempted murder of a 22-year-old in Copperfield Road and with possessing a firearm with intent and was remanded in custody to appear at the Old Bailey on June 17.

Benton Roper, 33, from Burgess Street in Stepney, appeared in custody the day before charged with the attempted murder of a 22-year-old and with possessing a firearm with intent, also remanded in custody to go before the Old Bailey on June 17.


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