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Duggan's injuries 'not consistent' with police account

VICTIM: Mark Duggan

MARK DUGGAN'S injuries did not appear to be consistent with the police account of the fatal shooting, a Home Office pathologist has told a court.

Dr Simon Poole was testifying in the retrial of Kevin Hutchinson-Foster, of no fixed address, who is accused of supplying an illegal gun to the 29-year-old on the day he was shot.

A post-mortem examination showed Duggan had bullet wounds to the chest and upper right arm.

An Old Bailey jury heard the fatal shot was to the chest, entering the front right hand side and exiting the back of Mr Duggan on the left hand side.

According to the police account, Duggan was shot by a police marksman as he got out of a minicab and headed towards a wall beside the road on August 4, 2011, in Tottenham, north London.

If that was the case, Poole explained, the bullet would have entered on the left and exited on the right.

The trial continues...

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