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The jury at the inquest into the shooting of Mark Duggan was today shown mobile phone footage of the incident which was filmed by a member of the public. The 29-year-old was shot in Tottenham by police in 2011. Our Senior Correspondent Ronke Philips reports.
Mark Duggan inquest now hearing evidence about a minicab he took to Vicarge Road in Leyton.
The inquest is hearing from the Detective Inspector from the Standards Department at the Met Police who says there is no evidence to back any of the claims.
The Professional Standards Detective tells the inquest jury that when the anonymous letter was sent for forensic examination, DNA was found on envelope. Billion to one chance DNA belonged to the unnamed defendant, jury is told.
Mark Duggan inquest jury is being told about anonymous letter sent to several people, including Duggan family and Met Police Commander Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe.
The letter claimed an informant told his police handler he could persuade Mark Duggan to pick the gun, so officers could arrest him. The letter claims thje arrest was bound to lead to Mark Duggan being shot to avoid the informant being exposed.