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Five people convicted after Nottingham shooting incident

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Two men and three women have been found guilty of offences following a firearm discharge in Hyson Green.

Nathan Winfield, 27, of Elgar Gardens, St Ann’s, was found guilty of possessing a prohibited weapon, namely a sawn-off shotgun, and also possession of a firearm without a certificate, namely a double-barrelled shotgun.

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Winfield was convicted today (Tuesday 19 February 2019) following a nine-day trial at Nottingham Crown Court.

Ravel McClean, 18, Sarah Burgess, 28, Savannah McDevitt, 20, and Mary Anne Turton, 36, had already been convicted of offences following trial.

McClean, of no fixed address, was found guilty of possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence and theft from a motor vehicle.

McDevitt, of Markham Crescent, Nottingham, was found guilty of possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence, theft from a motor vehicle, possession with intent to supply cocaine and heroin and possession of ammunition for a firearm without a certificate.

Burgess, of George Street, Mansfield, was found guilty of assisting McLean and McDevitt by impeding their apprehension having committed the above offence.

Turton, of Sargent Gardens, St Ann’s, was found guilty of possessing a prohibited weapon, namely a sawn-off shotgun, and also possession of a firearm without a certificate, namely a double-barrelled shotgun.

All five defendants will appear for sentencing at Nottingham Crown Court on 5 April 2019.

It follows reports by members of the public of gunshots heard in the Oldknow Street area of Hyson Green at around 8pm on 21 August 2018. No-one was injured during the incident.

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