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Gang jailed for shooting murder
Clinton Bailey
Clinton Bailey was shot four times but still managed to escape
A armed gang of five from Coventry have been given life terms in jail for murdering a man in a pub car park.

Brothers Liam and Craig Dooley, Gary Higgins and Luke Turner were jailed for a minimum of 30 years and Jamie Dunn for 26 years.

They killed Clinton Bailey, from the Stoke area of the city, who was shot four times.

It took place near the Three Horseshoes Pub in Foleshill in April 2005, Mr Bailey died in hospital 12 days later.

Mr Bailey had been attempting to mediate between a friend and the gang who were in dispute, the court heard.

When he went to meet them at the pub he was shot.

Before he died in hospital he identified his killers to his mother, the court was told.

Det Ch Insp Adrian Atherley said: "As a result of these convictions Coventry will be a much safer place.

"They are very dangerous criminals. The kind of people who can trick a friend to his death.

"They fired not just one or two shots to injure but 10 shots, clearly intent to kill."




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