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David Jason: Lloyd Pack was 'a pleasure to work with'

David Jason has paid tribute to his Only Fools and Horses co-star Roger Lloyd Pack:

I was very saddened to hear of Roger’s passing.

He was a very quiet, kind and unassuming actor who was a pleasure to work with.

Although he played the simple soul of Trigger in Only Fools and Horses, he was a very intelligent man and a very fine actor capable of many roles.

I shall remember him with fondness and for all the good times we had together.


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Shooting in Islington

Police are appealing for witnesses following a shooting in Islington.

Police were called at 10:05am today to St John Street, E1 following reports of a shooting.

Officers, including firearms officers, and the London Ambulance Service attended.

A man aged in his early 50s has been taken to hospital suffering from a gunshot wound.

His condition is described as serious but stable.

The Trident Gang Crime Command has been informed.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact officers via 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.Enquiries continue.

No arrests have been made.

Man killed after being dragged by car is named

A man who died after being dragged along by a car in Islington has been named. 27-year-old Oliver Farrell was talking to the driver of the and leaning in through the passenger-side window, when the car drove away from Essex Road.

Essex Road near the junction of Ockenden Road Credit: Google Street View

After being carried along for up to 100 yards, the victim lost his grip and fell to the ground. He died from head injuries. The driver of the car did not stop at the scene but was subsequently arrested.

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