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CCTV footage shows the moment a 20-year-old man was shot to death in a fatal drive-by shooting in Birmingham.
Dante Mullings died while sitting in a parked car on St Vincent Street West in Ladywood on Tuesday, May 7, 2019.
Eight shots were fired at the vehicle from a passing VW Passat. Mullings was shot three times, including in the lower back, but was able to escape before collapsing.
Two other cat passengers with Mr. Mullings were also shot, but survived.
Mr. Mullings was rushed to the hospital, where he later died.
The court heard that the stolen Passat was found on fire in Nechells later that night.
Police used CCTV footage to track the Passat through Birmingham, with more footage showing 20-year-old Dior Jackson walking from the car into an apartment block in a gray hoodie, reappearing minutes later after having changed clothes.
Dior Jackson, 20, Ihsaan Bernard, 21, Omarni Bernard-Sewell, 21, and Ayuub Mahamood, 19, all denied conspiring to murder and possessing a weapon with the intent to endanger life.
Dante Mullings died in hospital after being fired at eight times in the drive-by shooting
Detectives also discovered that 19-year-old Ayuub Mahamood contacted Hockley Car Spares on the day of the attack and collected the cloned Passat license plates from the store shortly after 2 p.m. on May 7.
The site was raided on July 3, 2019, where a machete, cloned license plates, and laptop software to create license plates were recovered.
Bernard-Sewell was arrested at his home in Selly Oak on July 16, and police body camera footage captured the moment that Kingstanding’s Bernard was arrested at Birmingham airport as he arrived from Amsterdam. .
Jackson of Great Barr surrendered the next day and Mahmood of Lozells was arrested during a dawn raid on August 7.
The 9mm self-loading pistol used in the attack was found hidden in bushes in Leicester on November 4, 2019.
West Midlands Police Detective Inspector Hannah Whitehouse said: ‘The shooting was triggered by a stabbing the day before.
After the attack, fearing the gunman would return, the passengers fled the scene
The defendants were all friends or associates of the victim and made a pact for revenge.
However, neither Dante Mullings nor the other two men in the car were involved in the knife attack.
We don’t believe they were a specific target, but the defendants scoured Ladywood looking for anyone associated with the group.
‘Unfortunately for Dante, they ran into him and his friends first.
‘We know that Dior Jackson was in the VW Passat at the time with another man.
“ We were unable to prove who pulled the trigger, but we were able to show that this group conspired together to carry out the shooting. And, therefore, they were jointly responsible.
The four men were found guilty of the charges in Birmingham Crown Court on February 4 and are due to be sentenced at a later date.
A 16-year-old boy was also charged with conspiracy to murder and will be tried on May 17.
Two other men, Mohammed Qadir, 20, and Wasim Hussain, 26, were acquitted by a participation jury.