Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Two charged over Southampton shooting of Jahmel Jones

St Mary's Southampton
Image caption Jahmel Jones was shot in the head at a property in St Mary Street on 20 April

Two people have been charged with murder following the shooting of a man in Southampton.

Jahmel Jones, 23, was shot in the head at a property in St Mary Street on 20 April. He died later in hospital.

Pierre Lewis, 20, and Isaac Boateng, 21, both from London, have been remanded in custody to reappear at Winchester Crown Court on 14 May.

A 19-year-old man arrested in London earlier remains in police custody for questioning.

Following the lifting of a court order, it can now be reported that Mr Lewis appeared before Southampton Magistrates Court on Monday.

Mr Boateng appeared at the same court on Tuesday.

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