Eleven released following teen's murder

Eleven young people arrested over the murder of a 17-year-old boy during a London street fight were released on bail today.

Eleven young people arrested over the murder of a 17-year-old boy during a London street fight were released on bail today.

The suspects were held by police officers investigating the shooting of Marvin Henry in Mill Hill, north west London.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said the men, aged between 14 and 18, and 21-year-old woman will answer bail in late November.

Marvin suffered a fatal bullet wound to his chest when gangs clashed on an estate near Bray Road shortly before 12.30am yesterday.

Eyewitnesses who heard up to three gunshots said they saw him being dragged along the street by friends screaming for help.

Investigators suspect more than a dozen young people had gathered with weapons in the area to fight.

The teenager, known as Spooky, was taken to Barnet General Hospital by ambulance but died on arrival.

Marvin, who was known to police, had recently left a referral unit designed to help expelled pupils get back into mainstream education.

Some friends described him as a cheerful and friendly teenager who enjoyed playing football and rap music.

But others left messages on social networking sites referring to him as a “fallen soldier” and warning of revenge attacks.

It emerged his older brother and half-brother are serving jail sentences for killing 19-year-old Ian Page in November 2006.

The victim was the second teenager to be killed in the capital in four days and the 17th to be murdered this year.

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