Page last updated at 07:26 GMT, Friday, 15 August 2008 08:26 UK

Gun found in shop shooting probe

Ryan Bravo
Ryan Bravo was shot in the back

A gun used in the fatal shooting of a teenager was found by police as they arrested eight people during a raid at an address in south London.

Ryan Bravo, 18, from Brixton, was shot dead in a shop in Walworth, south-east London, last week.

Ashley Bucknor, 19, of no fixed address, appeared before magistrates on Monday charged with murder.

Three other people, two aged 19 and a 17-year-old, have been bailed after being questioned about the murder.

Their arrests followed the raid on the address in Brixton, south London, where eight people - including five 16-year-olds - were held on on suspicion of possessing a firearm and ammunition with intent to endanger life. They were all later bailed.

A 53-year-old woman was arrested at the same address on suspicion of possessing Class B drugs with intent to supply.

Police believe a gun recovered from the address on Brixton's Myatt's Field estate was used in the killing of Mr Bravo, who was shot in the back after going into a Costcutter convenience store with his brother and cousin.

Those arrested at the address were three 16-year-old boys, a 17-year-old boy, a 19-year-old man and a 48-year-old woman, all from south-west London, a 16-year-old boy from south-east London and a 16-year-old boy of no fixed address.

All were bailed until next month.

Investigating officer Det Insp Tim Neligan said police still wanted to hear from people who were in the Walworth Road and Camberwell Road area of Walworth between 2100 BST and 2200 BST on 6 August.

He said they particularly wanted to hear from anyone who saw five young men riding on three mopeds along the pavement on Walworth Road or Camberwell Road or from anyone who saw shots being fired into the Costcutter store.

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