Just after 11AM today, Friday 28 October, investigators with the RCIPS arrested a 31-year-old-man of North Side on suspicion of murder, relative to the Martin Drive shooting incident that took place on 1 July, 2021. During this incident, 36-years-old Mark Ebanks and 55-years-old Eldon Walton were both shot and killed and one other man sustained gunshot injuries. (see initial report here)
Following his arrest, the North Side man was formally charged with two counts of Murder, one count of Attempted Murder, and Possession of an Unlicensed Firearm. He appeared in court today, 28 October where he was remanded until 11 November, 2022.