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Man remanded over Croydon police officer shooting

Police at the scene of the shooting
Image caption The officer was shot in the arm in South Croydon on 15 July

A man has been remanded in custody after appearing in court charged with the attempted murder of a police officer in south London.

Damian Divine, 26, of no fixed address, appeared at Wimbledon Magistrates' Court accused of shooting the officer in the arm in South Croydon on 15 July.

He is also charged with possession of a firearm and using a firearm with intent to resist arrest.

Mr Divine was remanded to appear at Kingston Crown Court on 2 August.

He spoke only to confirm his name, age and address during the short hearing on Saturday.

Two other men have also been charged in connection with the incident.

On 18 July, Adewale Ogunsanya, 22, of Leigham Court Road, Streatham Hill, south-west London, and Demar Provan, 21, of no fixed address, appeared at Croydon Magistrates' Court charged with possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life and possession of ammunition.

They will appear at Croydon Crown Court on 23 September.

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