Appeal begun after quashed misconduct proceedings in case of Met marksman who shot dead civilian in 2015

A police watchdog has begun an appeal after failing to bring misconduct proceedings against a specialist firearms officer who shot and killed a man while trying to foil an attempt to snatch two prisoners from a prison van.

Two judges who oversaw a high-court hearing in London last year quashed a move by the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) to bring misconduct proceedings against the Met police officer who shot dead Jermaine Baker, 28, near Wood Green crown court, London, in December 2015. Baker had been in a group waiting for an inmate to arrive in the security van from Wormwood Scrubs prison.

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