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Four men set to appear in court charged with Red Lodge shooting which saw two teenagers shot




Four men are set to appear in court today charged with shooting two teenagers in Red Lodge.

Armed police were called to Elms Road on Sunday after two teenagers, an 18 year old and a 16 year old, were blasted with a shotgun, with one of them suffering wounds to his face and neck.

A 17-year-old girl was also injured after she fell as she was running away from the shooting. They were all taken to hospital, and later discharged.

Police were called to Elms Road, in Red Lodge, on Sunday after shots were fired.
Police were called to Elms Road, in Red Lodge, on Sunday after shots were fired.

Today four men are set to appear before magistrates in Ipswich, charged in connection with the shooting.

Thomas Mongan, 24, of Ealing, has been charged with two counts of malicious wounding and intent to cause grievous bodily harm, violent disorder, and possession of a shotgun with intent to endanger life.

Jim Mongan, 29, of Harrow, Bernard Mongan, 35, of Cottenham, and David Mongan, 25, also from Cottenham, are each accused of two counts of malicious wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, and violent disorder.

Four men are set to appear before magistrates later today in Ipswich charged with the Red Lodge shooting. Picture by Mark Westley.
Four men are set to appear before magistrates later today in Ipswich charged with the Red Lodge shooting. Picture by Mark Westley.

The four were arrested on Sunday afternoon, and currently remain in police custody until they appear before Suffolk Magistrates' Court later today.

A Suffolk Police spokesman said: "Police enquires to identify and apprehend other potential suspects are continuing.

"Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact West CID at Bury St Edmunds Police Station, quoting reference: 16672/21."

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