A FIFTH teenager has been charged in connection to a shooting in Totteridge earlier this month.

Umar Hussain, of Underwood Road, was yesterday charged by Thames Valley Police with with assault occasioning ABH, two counts of possession of a knife blade or a sharp pointed article in a public place, conspiring to cause GBH with intent and possession of a shotgun with intent to endanger life or enable another to do so.

The 18-year-old is due to appear before magistrates today, police said.

The charges against Hussain relate to an incident in which three people suffered gunshot wounds and two others were injured in the Lucas Wood area next to Underwood Road on May 11.

Four people - aged 19, 18, 17 and 16 respectively - have all previously been charged with various offences in relation to the shooting.