Man charged in connection with shooting incident - Hoddesdon

28/01/2014

Thames and Chiltern Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has authorised officers from Hertfordshire Constabulary to charge a man with attempted murder.

Quey Williams, aged 19, of Crays Hill, Billericay has been charged in connection with a shooting,  which took place in the Sainsbury's car park, Brewery Road, Hoddesdon at about 9.20pm on 31 October 2013.  He has also been charged with possession of a firearm with intent to commit an indictable offence, and dangerous driving.

Adrian Foster, Chief Crown Prosecutor for Thames and Chiltern Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said: "Following an investigation by Hertfordshire Constabulary, a file was forwarded to us to consider whether any criminal charges could be brought against Quey Williams.

"Having carefully reviewed all of the available evidence, Thames and Chiltern CPS authorised officers from Hertfordshire Constabulary to charge the man with attempted murder, possession of a firearm with intent to commit an indictable offence, and dangerous driving.

"The charges relate to a shooting, which occurred in Hoddesdon on 31 October 2013.

"The decision to charge was taken in accordance with the Code for Crown Prosecutors."

Williams has been remanded in police custody to appear at Hatfield Remand Court today, Tuesday, 28 January 2014.