Second Earlsfield Man Arrested Following Wimbledon Shooting

23 year old Brooklyn McFarlane was discharged from hospital after being shot

St John's Drive - Google Streetview

A second man has been charged after a shooting in Wimbledon on Monday (December 3rd). Brooklyn McFarlane was shot by police during a robbery and taken to hospital with non life threatening injuries.

23 year old McFarlane was discharged from hospital on Tuesday and, following an appearance before Wimbledon Magistrates the following day, was bailed to appear at Kingston Crown Court on Friday December 21.

Mc Farlane lives on St John’s Drive, in Earlsfield, which is the same road as 23 year old Abdirahman Mohomad Omar, who was also charged with conspiracy to commit robbery on Tuesday (4th December). Omar was remanded in custody to appear at Kingston Crown Court on Friday December 21.

Police cordon roads in SW19 on 3rd December

The incident happened at about 8.10am on Monday morning in Lacock Close near Haydons Road. It is understood the men had been aiming to rob a cash transit van near the Sainsbury store in Haydon Road SW19.

During the course of the Met's "proactive operation" the second man was shot by police and taken by ambulance to hospital. His condition is not said to be life-threatening.

The Police have said that, "The Met's Director of Professional Standards have been informed. The Independent Office for Police Conduct has launched an independent investigation."

December 6, 2018