UPDATED: Second man charged over Leeds shooting of Raheem Wilks

Raheem Wilks.
Raheem Wilks.

A second man has been charged with murder following the fatal shooting of Raheem Wilks in Leeds.

Jaydn Manners, 23, of Louis Street, Chapeltown, is due to appear at Leeds Magistrates Court tomorrow.

Mr Wilks, the 19-year-old brother of Leeds United player Mallik Wilks, died in hospital after being shot outside a barber’s shop in Gathorne Terrace, Harehills, last Thursday.

Keal Richards, 21, of Francis Street, Chapeltown, has also been charged with Mr Wilks’ murder.

He appeared at Leeds Crown Court on Wednesday and was remanded in custody until a further hearing on March 1.

A 31-year-old woman arrested yesterday in Castleford on suspicion of conspiracy to murder remains in custody.

A 19-year-old woman held yesterday in Chapeltown on suspicion of assisting an offender and who was later also arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder has been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to ring West Yorkshire Police’s Homicide and Major Enquiry Team on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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