Margate shooting victim recovering after operation

One man was arrested in connection with the shooting of Danny Mobey

A Margate man shot in Canterbury last week is slowly on the mend following an operation at King’s College Hospital in London.

Former Hartsdown pupil Danny Mobey suffered a fractured pelvis and a punctured kidney after he was shot in Godwin Road on Thursday (July 19).

Following the shooting, he managed to get as far as Oxford Road in Wincheap where he was picked up by an ambulance and taken to King’s College Hospital in London. He has since undergone an operation and is now recovering.

He told The Isle of Thanet News he was “on the mend.”

Danny has been inundated with messages of support from friends and family and has been receiving visitors in hospital.

The investigation

Officers from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate are now appealing for dashcam footage to help their investigation of the attack, believed to have been carried out by two men in and Audi.

Enquiries are still be carried out in the Thanington area, which includes reviewing CCTV and forensic opportunities to establish the circumstances surrounding the incident and to determine the weapon involved.

Police believe a number of vehicles, including taxis, were in the Thanington area between 8.15pm and 10.30pm and are urging anyone who may have seen the Audi or who has dashcam footage to come forward as quickly as possible.

No arrests have been made as yet.

Anyone with information can call Kent Police on 01843 222289 quoting 19-1619.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers in Kent anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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