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Man on murder charge over fatal shooting near takeaway

A man has been charged with murder after a 24-year-old was shot dead near a takeaway.

Omar Hutson, 29, of no fixed address, was arrested in Wandsworth, south-west London, on Friday following the death of Salim Coulter.

Mr Coulter, a trainee gas engineer who lived with his family in White City, was found dead in a car in Walham Grove, Fulham, on December 5 after visiting the Jerky Chicken takeaway.

Hutson, who was charged with Mr Coulter's murder on Saturday, is also charged with the attempted murder of a 25-year-old man in Walham Grove on December 5 and possession of a firearm.

He will appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court on Saturday.

A second person was also arrested on Friday and has been released on bail pending further inquiries, the Metropolitan Police said.

Anyone with information should contact the incident room on 020 8785 8099, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or visit crimestoppers-uk.org.

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