Gunmen jailed over street shoot-out

Gunmen who turned a quiet street into a scene like a Quentin Tarantino film have been jailed for a total of 68 years.

Two men died after the early morning shoot-out outside a birthday party at a nightclub.

The street outside the Sugar Lounge in Forest Gate, east London, was covered in blood and littered with bullets from four guns.

The first gunman, David Smith, was chased through suburban streets and shot repeatedly at point-blank range by Kevin Powell.

Smith survived the blasts and stood trial with Powell, the man said to have "taken the law in his own hands".

Smith, 28, unemployed, of Canning Town, was found guilty of murdering Eugene Brown, 27, and Patrick Ford, 36.

He was given two life sentences at the Old Bailey with a minimum term of 34 years.

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