7 July 2023 08:35 UPDATE: Man charged with firearms offences A man has been charged following a shooting in Walthamstow

Detectives have charged a man after a shooting in Walthamstow left a man seriously injured.

Desharn Felix, 21 (13.11.01), of no fixed address, was arrested on Wednesday, 5 July.

On Friday, 7 July, he was charged with possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life, possession of ammunition with intent to endanger life and possession of cannabis.

He will appear in custody at Thames Magistrates’ Court on Friday, 7 July.

An investigation was launched after police were called at 22:44hrs on Saturday, 17 June to reports of a firearms discharge in Blackhorse Lane, E17.

Officers attended along with the London Ambulance Service. A 22-year-old man was found with a gunshot wound.

He was taken to hospital in a critical condition. His injuries were later assessed as not life-threatening, however he remains in hospital.