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The Metropolitan Police's Operation Trident targets gang culture in the capital, they invited gang members to come forward and offered help to those wishing to leave gangs, and warned those that do not, "we will come after you."
Grant has previous convictions for robbery and possession of an offensive weapon, Kolawole for affray, and McCalla for robbery, affray, possessing an offensive weapon with intent and violent disorder.
Judge Stephens told the trio:
Judge Martin Stephens QC said the trio had gone out with a "determined, premeditated intention to kill" that day.
Judge Stephens continued:
Nathaniel Grant, Anthony McCalla and Kazeem Kolawole were hunting down a rival gang member when they shot Thusha Kamaleswaran at her aunt's south London shop in March last year. They will be sentenced today.
Three men will be sentenced today after being convicted of shooting a young girl in a gangland shooting in south London. Now six years old Thusha Kamaleswaran is in a wheelchair and paralysed for life.
Nathaniel Grant, Kazeem Kolawole and Anthony McCalla were convicted by an Old Bailey jury of causing her grievous bodily harm with intent.
The shooting happened at the Stockwell Food and Wine Store on in March 2011.
The parents of six-year-old Thusha Kamaleswaran, who was left paralysed after being shot in Stockwell, say they are "all hoping that one day a miracle will happen" and their little girl will walk again.
Thusha's brother, Thushen, told ITV News he remembers his sister "falling down" after she was shot by three teenage gunmen in Stockwell. As the siblings sit side-by-side Thusha shows Crime Correspondent Jon Clements her love of maths and numbers puzzles.
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Three men have been jailed for life for a gang-related shooting that left five-year-old Thusha Kamaleswaran paralysed.
The parents of six-year-old Thusha Kamaleswaran say they are praying "a miracle will happen" and their little girl will walk again.