Leyton shooting: Murder charge after man gunned down outside east London snooker club

Sean Morrison

A man has been charged with murdering a 27-year-old who was shot dead after visiting a snooker club in east London.

Liridon Saliuka, 29, of no fixed address, was charged on Tuesday with the murder of Grineo Daka, possession of a firearm and GBH with intent.

Mr Daka, from Stratford, east London, was gunned down outside the Phoenix snooker club in Lea Bridge Road, Leyton, in the early hours of July 7.

Armed officers attended the scene and found him suffering a gunshot wound. Paramedics battled to save his life but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Saliuka will appear in custody at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday. An investigation by homicide detectives is ongoing.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the police incident room on 0208 345 3715 or via 101. You can also contact via Twitter at @MetCC, please quote CAD 1438/07JUL.

If you do not want to give your name you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or contact them anonymously online at crimestoppers-uk.org.