Mark Duggan shooting aftermath
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Jury fails to reach verdict on Kevin Hutchinson-Foster over Mark Duggan gun

A jury has failed to reach a verdict in the trial of a man charged with supplying a gun to Mark Duggan before he was shot dead by police.

Mr Duggan, 29, was shot by police in Tottenham, north London, on 4 August 2011 and a gun was found nearby, Snaresbrook Crown Court heard. His death sparked riots in Tottenham, which led to disorder in a number of English cities and towns.

Kevin Hutchinson-Foster, 30, had denied selling or transferring a prohibited firearm to Mr Duggan.

Matt Prodger reports.

  • 17 Oct 2012
  • From the section UK