A man has been cleared of attempted murder after a shooting last June.

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Gunshots sent people screaming and ran to their cars


Police were called to High Elms Manor in High Elms Lane on the evening of Sunday, June 12 after a large scale disturbance was reported.


A 28 year old man was shot in the shoulder and another inuured. One had been stabbed in the head at a party event in High Elms Lane, Abbots Langley in Hertfordshire.


Sharriff Dacres, 22, of Cotterells, Hemel Hempstead, was found not guilty of attempted murder, wounding with intent and possession of a firearm by a jury on the judge's direction at Harrow Crown Court.


But he was found guilty of possession of a prohibited weapon and sentenced to seven years in prison.



Alexander Dacres, 27, of Tudor Avenue, Watford, was found guilty of possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life, possession of ammunition and possession of a firearm without a certificate and sentenced to eight years in prison.


He also received a six-year term after being found guilty of possession with intent to supply a Class A drug, so will spend 14 years in total behind bars.

The 27-year-old also admitted two other drugs offences for which he received no further penalty.


Drivers and Vehicles searched for possible Weapons or Drugs after incident at party. police search womans car weapons Abbots langley high elms a405 Police arrested some drivers and took them into custody.


The High Elms road was still closed off.  A special Police Team was on location. police van arrest watford Abbots langley high elms a405 High Elms Lane where the Video Production Party was being held at the manor, reportedly a Drug deal went wrong and either a stabbing or gunshots went off.


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