A SECOND man has been charged over the shooting of black equal rights activist Sasha Johnson.

Devonte Brown, 18, of Southwark, was charged with conspiracy to murder on Friday. He will appear in custody at Westminster Magistrates' Court today ( June 12).

The charge comes after Sasha Johnson, 27, was shot in the head at a party in Peckham in the early hours of Sunday, May 23.

The mother-of-two remains in critical condition in Kings College Hospital following the attack on Consort Road.

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On May 26, five men were arrested in connection with the incident, four of whom were released on bail until a date in late June.

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The fifth male, Cameron Deriggs, 18, of Bromley Hill, Lewisham was charged with conspiracy to murder.

He appeared in court on Saturday, May 29 and was remanded in custody. He will next appear at the Old Bailey on June 25.

Detectives continue to appeal for anyone with information to come forward by calling police on 101 quoting reference 1172/23MAY.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.