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Wembley gunman in fatal drive-by shooting finally brought to justice after fleeing to Costa Del Sol

Abdullah Amouri has been jailed for his part in the killing of Romario Green - after cops found him hiding out in Marbella

Abdullah Amouri is behind bars for manslaughter(Image: Met Police)

A gunman who hid out in Spain after a drive-by shooting in Wembley has been jailed for 15 years.

Abdullah Amouri, 22, of no fixed abode but was from the Wembley area, was finally brought to justice after he was found by police in Marbella .

Now, he has been sentenced for his part in the killing of the 20-year-old victim Romario Green, outside The Swan pub , in Harrow Road, on July 2, 2015.

Amouri was sentenced to 15 years for manslaughter and five years for possession of a prohibited weapon, running concurrently, at the Old Bailey on Tuesday (May 2).

Victim Romario Green had met with friends in Fishers Way, Wembley, at 10pm on July 1, 2015, when they encountered Abdullah Amouri with two other men and an argument broke out, according to the Metropolitan Police .

Romario Green died aged 20 of a gunshot wound

Later, after midnight on July 2, 2015, Romario and his group had moved to Harrow Road when Amouri, who was travelling in a Ford Focus, drove slowly past the group towards Watford Road.

Romario and his friends chased after the car and one of them threw a bottle at it - so the vehicle drove back at speed.

A single shot was fired from the Ford Focus, hitting Romario in his upper chest and throat, before driving off from the scene.

The incident took place outside the Swan pub on Harrow Road(Image: Google Maps)

Police and the London Ambulance Service attended but despite the efforts of the emergency services, Romario was pronounced dead at the scene at 12.42am. A post-mortem examination gave the cause of death as a single gunshot wound.

The Ford Focus was later recovered by police in a park in Luton, Bedfordshire, and had been set on fire.

Detective Sergeant Harbir Kooner of Serious Crime and Homicide Command said: "The investigating team would like to express their thanks to Romario's family who encouraged the local community to assist us with our investigation. They have been dignified and courageous throughout this traumatic time.

"This was an extremely difficult and complex inquiry as those who carried out the killing were assisted in their attempt to evade justice.

"Also, Romario's killers fled abroad in a forlorn attempt to escape but the police team was determined to find them, arrest them and bring them to justice.

"Today that justice has been done and I hope this brings a measure of consolation to Romario's family."

Denny De Silva is currently serving life in prison for murder

Amouri and another man fled the country before they were linked to the incident by police.

He was arrested in February last year, in Marbella, after police obtained a European arrest warrant, and was detained at Heathrow Airport on March 18, 2016 after being extradited back to the UK.

Amouri was charged the same day with the murder of Romario Green, possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life and possession of a prohibited weapon, but he pleaded guilty to manslaughter and possession of a shotgun.

At a previous trial which began on September 5, 2016, the jury was unable to reach a verdict on a charge of murder.

Denny Michael De Silva, 23, of Ladbroke Grove , who was also travelling in the Ford Focus on the night of Romario's death, was found guilty and sentenced to life , to serve a minimum of 27 years' imprisonment, last February.

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