Duggan mum: My life changed

The mother of Mark Duggan told the inquest into his death today that "life changed forever" on the day he was shot dead by police.

Duggan inquest continues

Mark Duggan was shot in 2011
Mark Duggan was shot in 2011 Credit: Met Police

Jurors at the inquest into the shooting of Mark Duggan will hear more today from Det. Superintendent Fiona Mallon - who was the senior firearms commander for the operation. 29-year-old Duggan was shot dead by a police marksman in Tottenham in 2011, his death sparking riots across the country.

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Duggan mother 'completely broke down' over death

by Nick Thatcher: ITV London reporter

Mrs Duggan was said to have gone into "total shock" at the news her son had been killed and "completely broke down". Mr Thomas continued to say she still finds herself "waiting for Mark to walk through the door." Mrs Duggan said in her statement:

Mark may not have been an angel but he didn't deserve to die the way he did.

Her barrister added that she hoped the inquest will provide answers to questions that up until now remain unanswered:

I want to know why he was killed and not arrested.

Mark Duggan's mother 'life changed forever'

by Nick Thatcher: ITV London reporter

The mother of Mark Duggan has told the inquest into his death that "life changed forever" on the day he was shot dead by police. Sitting in the witness box, Pamela Duggan wiped away tears, as one of the barristers for the family, Leslie Thomas, read her witness statement to the court.

Mark Duggan was shot in 2011
Mark Duggan was shot in 2011 Credit: Met Police