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US News Man arrested over murder of teenager Tanesha

17:23  06 april  2018
17:23  06 april  2018 Source:   news.sky.com

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Man arrested over murder of teenager Tanesha A man has been arrested over the shooting dead of 17-year-old Tanesha Melbourne-Blake in Tottenham on Monday.

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The 17-year-old victim has been named locally as Tanesha © Other The 17-year-old victim has been named locally as Tanesha

A man has been arrested over the shooting dead of 17-year-old Tanesha Melbourne-Blake in Tottenham on Monday.

She was killed in north London on 2 April amid a recent spate of knife and gun murders in the capital.

Police believe the shots were fired into a group of people from a car.

A 30-year-old was arrested in the east of the city on Friday morning on suspicion of murder. He remains in custody at a London police station.

Israel Ogunsola was found by police with knife wounds in Hackney and later died © Other Israel Ogunsola was found by police with knife wounds in Hackney and later died Officers were called to Chalgrove Road at 9.35pm on Monday and found Tanesha with a gunshot wound.

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A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Tanesha Melbourne-Blake in north London. Despite efforts to save her, she was pronounced dead at the scene just over an hour later.

A 30-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder of Tanesha Melbourne who was gunned down in Tottenham on Monday. The 17-year-old was killed in a drive-by attack as she sat chatting with friends.

Despite efforts to save her, she was pronounced dead at the scene just over an hour later.

Police say they have an open mind on the motive for the attack and are still trying to establish the car used in the murder, as well as the number of people in the car and in Tanesha's group.

A 16-year-old boy, Amaan Shakoor, also died the same night after being shot in the face just a few miles away in Walthamstow.

Extra police have been put on the streets near where Tanesha was killed, and in the wider area.

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A 30-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder of Tanesha Melbourne, who was gunned down in Tottenham on Monday. Police were called to Chalgrove Road at 9:35pm on Monday following reports of gunshots. Paramedics battled for an hour to save the teenager ’s life but she was

A 30-year-old man has been arrested over the murder of Tanesha Melbourne. Last night her boyfriend, who was with the teenager when she was shot dead, was revealed by MailOnline as an aspiring model and basketball player.

Israel was Facebook friends with Tanesha Melbourne-Blake.

Amaan Shakoor, who was shot dead in Walthamstow. Pic: Family handout © Other Amaan Shakoor, who was shot dead in Walthamstow. Pic: Family handout The violence continued on Thursday as a 13-year-old boy was among six teenagers taken to hospital after more incidents in London.

In a sign of the pressure on detectives, Scotland Yard has enlisted the support of City of London police to help cope with the number of cases.

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has continued to attack the Government in light of the rising rate of violence.

He has blamed "the level of cuts" made to policing in the city, claiming that £700m of funding had been lost from the police budget since 2011.

Meanwhile, Metropolitan Police chief Cressida Dick has pledged to use "Al Capone" tactics in a bid to curb the number of murders and knife attacks in the capital.

She said a new task force of 120 officers would focus on the most violent gang members and individuals to take them off London's streets "for any crime".

US gangster Al Capone was jailed for tax evasion in the 1930s when traditional law enforcement methods failed.

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