24th Sep, 2020

Worcester teen denied bail as police investigate 'attempted murder' in a Coventry street

John Carlon 15th Sep, 2020

A TEENAGER has been denied bail after he was charged with a shooting in Coventry.

Pray Maphosa, from Worcester, appeared at Coventry Magistrates Court as police probe a shooting which left a teenager with serious arm injuries.

The victim is still in hospital after having extensive surgery to repair his arm, following the incident in Pinley Fields on September 2.

A spokeswoman for West Midlands Police said: “Our officers arrested Maphosa, from Hamilton Road, Worcester, on Friday (September 11) and the following day charged him with attempted murder and firearm possession.”

The 18-year-old appeared at Coventry Magistrates Court on Saturday (September 12) and was remanded into prison ahead of a crown court appearance on October 15.

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