Coventry & Warwickshire

Man charged with Coventry shooting

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Image caption The man was shot on Mercer Avenue in Coventry

A man has appeared in court accused of shooting another man in the head in an attack in Coventry two months ago.

A 21-year-old victim remains in hospital, police said, suffering from a serious head injury.

He was shot while travelling in the passenger seat of a car on Mercer Avenue on 10 April.

Mohammed Ali Khan, 21, of no fixed address, appeared before magistrates in Coventry on Thursday charged with attempted murder.

He also faces charges of possessing a firearm and ammunition with intent to endanger life and a separate, fourth charge of possession of a firearm.

He was remanded in custody to appear at Coventry Crown Court on 1 July.

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