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Godwin Road in Thanington

Dashcam footage could be vital to snaring Thanington shooters

Police are appealing for drivers who who may have captured dashcam images vital to the investigation into the Thanington shooting.

Earlier today the Canterbury Journal revealed that victim Danny Mobey admitted he was lucky to alive following the incident in Godwin Road on Thursday night.

Two men in a grey Audi thought to be wearing balaclavas are believed to be responsible for the shooting.

Mr Mobey was later found in Oxford Road, Wincheap, and taken by ambulance to hospital.

Detectives have called for anyone who may have been in the area to check whether they have dashcam footage or any other information which could help with the investigation.

Victim Danny Mobey is recovering in hospital

The Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate is investigating the crime.

A police spokesman said: “Enquiries are still being carried out in the Thanington area, which includes reviewing CCTV and forensic opportunities to establish the circumstances surrounding the incident and to determine the weapon involved.

“Detectives believe the incident took place in Godwin Road, which is around a mile from Oxford Road, and that the suspects may have been driving a grey Audi.

“They also believe a number of vehicles, including taxis, were in the Thanington area between 8.15pm and 10.30pm.

“And they are urging anyone who may have seen the Audi or who has dashcam footage to come forward as quickly as possible.”

Mr Mobey, who is in his 20s, suffered a fractured pelvis and a punctured kidney. He is recovering in King’s College Hospital, London.

“I would like to say a massive thank you to friends and family who have been helping me get through this hard and shocking time,” he said.

Anyone with information can call Kent Police on 01303 289600 quoting ZY/42323/18.

Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers in Kent anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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