Teens charged with shooting of British black activist Sasha Johnson


An 18-year-old man appeared in court on Saturday after being charged with the shooting of Black Lives Matter activist Sasha Johnson in London.

Cameron Deliggs, who lives in Bromley Hill, Lewisham, appeared in the Magistrates’ Court in Westminster on Saturday morning.

He was detained until his next appearance in Old Bailey on June 25th.

so statement Published Friday night, Metropolitan Police said 18-year-old Deliggs had been charged with a murder plot.

He was one of five men arrested in connection with the shooting on May 26. The other four were released on bail until late June.

Johnson was shot in the early morning of May 23 at a party in the backyard of his house on Consort Road in Peckham, southeast London. The Metropolitan Museum of Art said on Friday she was in danger at the hospital.

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Consort Road police forensic scientist investigating Sasha Johnson’s shooting in London on May 24, 2021. (Chris J Ratcliffe / Getty Images)

“Shortly before 3 am, four black men in black broke into the yard through a side entrance, and a firearm was fired in a subsequent brawl, injuring Sasha. The suspect then left the yard. I ran away, “said the Metropolitan Museum of Art earlier. statement..

Johnson’s left, Take the Initiative Party, wrote earlier this week that he had been “threatening numerous deaths as a result of her actions.”

He also claimed that the case was an “attempted murder” and, in the worst case, a hate crime or a targeted attack.

However, Black Lives Matter activist Imarn Ayton, described as a friend of Johnson, was likely shot by ITV on May 24 in a “more rival gang-related” incident in the area. Said.

“It was a party and I believe there was some type of dispute between two individuals or two gangsters. It was the wrong place, the wrong time,” Eighton said, “believe. Added that [Johnson] Was the intended victim. “

The Metropolitan Police Department also seems to disagree with the allegations that Johnson was the victim of a politically motivated targeted threat.

“In this early stages, the work continues to establish motivation, but there is no indication that Sasha was the target of targeted threats.” Said “At this time, police are also unaware of reports of intimidation against her prior to the incident.”

Jack Philips, Lily Zhou, and PA contributed to this report.