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Teenager is charged over Westbourne Park shooting

Scene of the shooting
Image caption The boy was shot in the stomach in Westbourne Park

A boy of 15 has been charged with the shooting a 16-year-old in west London.

The victim, who was 16, was shot in the stomach in Westbourne Park on Sunday and he is said to be in a stable condition in hospital.

The 15-year-old is accused of having a firearm and ammunition in Westbourne Park, and also causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

He was remanded in custody to appear at a hearing in Hammersmith Youth Court on 1 February.

The 16-year-old was found near the junction of St Lukes Road and Tavistock Crescent after the emergency services were called at 00:35 GMT.

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