Hackney shooting: Boy, 16, appears in court charged with murder of Lianne Gordon after mum, 42, shot dead | The Sun

A BOY has today appeared in court charged with murder after a "beautiful" mum was gunned down in Hackney.

Lianne Gordon, 42, was shot dead on Tuesday night, while two others were injured.

The horror attack was said to have unfolded in front of Lianne's daughter.

On Friday Met Police confirmed a boy, 16, had been arrested on suspicion of murder after the triple shooting.

He appeared at Barkingside Magistrates' Court this morning charged with murder, possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life, and with possession with intent to supply Class A drugs.

The teenager, who cannot be named for legal reasons, wore a grey prison-issue tracksuit.

His parents sat in the public gallery during the brief hearing.

District judge Susan Holdham remanded him into custody ahead of a hearing at the Old Bailey on December 13.

Cops were called to reports of gunfire outside a house on Vine Close, Hackney 6.30pm on Tuesday.

Tributes poured in for Lianne in the hours after her tragic death.

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She was described as "a beautiful soul who would do anything for anyone".

Her family added: "Lianne had a heart of gold, we her family are going to miss her immensely.”

The 42-year-old worked with young people in education and also cared for her son, who been has used a wheelchair user since he was a child.

Nurse Jackie Finnigan, 52, said she was Lianne's best pal and she was "there for everyone".

The local resident and grandmother added in the hours after Lianne's death: "We moved to the area when my elder son was 10.

"We all used to help out with [her son]. My elder son, he used to take summers off and he used to take him to the centre there for disabled people.

"She was just there for everyone, anyone who needed or wanted anything – who need to go somewhere, needed shopping, needed a babysitter, anything. It doesn't matter what it was, she was there."

Mum Lucinda Ledeatte, 68, said: "She was a very protective mother. She doted over her children."

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Two others victims – a 20-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy – were taken to hospital suffering from wounds.

They have since been discharged.

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