A FOURTH man has been charged in connection with the murder of Bury teenager Cole Kershaw.

Raheem Hall, of Hardfield Street, Heywood has been charged with one count of conspiracy to possess a firearm with intent to endanger life or enable another to do so.

The 19-year-old has also be charged with one count of assisting an offender.

He has been remanded in custody to appear at Manchester and Salford Magistrates' Court today.

Eighteen-year-old Cole was shot in the right shoulder during an incident in Chesham Road at around 9.40pm on the night of August 12.

He was taken to hospital but died a short time later.

Three other men accused of Cole's murder have been sent for crown court trial.

Kamran Mohammed, 19, of Kingsdale Close, Mohammed Izaarh Khan, 21, of Palace Street, and Khayam Ali Khurshid, 28, of Eton Hill Road, have each been charged with one count of murder.

All three men have also been charged with one offence of possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life.

At an appearance Manchester Crown Court on September 1 a date was set for a plea trial preparation hearing for all three defendants on September 28.

A preliminary date for a trial has been set for February 15, 2021.