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Man 19, guilty of Mahmoud Jama Forest Gate shooting

Mahamoud Jama
Image caption Mahamoud Jama was shot in the chest

A 19-year-old man has been found guilty of killing a man, 21, in east London.

Mahamoud Jama, 21, of Plaistow, east London, was shot in the chest and found on a first-floor landing at Whyteville House in Forest Gate, in January 2010.

Mohamed Ali, of Romford Road, Forest Gate, was convicted of manslaughter and possession of a firearm but cleared of murder, at the Old Bailey.

Maurece Lewis, 19, of Haslemere Road, Ilford, was found guilty of assisting an offender.

The sentencing date for both men is yet to be set.

Det Ch Insp Mark Dunne said: "Our thoughts are with Mahamoud's family and friends."

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