This is the horrific moment a reveller was chased through a busy Soho street and gunned down outside a packed nightclub.

Partygoers screamed in terror as Tristan Samuels was pursued in London's West End before being shot twice in the back.

Three men have been jailed for a total of more than 40 years over the attempted murder with the victim lucky to survive the attack.

CCTV captured Richard Palmer, 39, racing after the the man, who collapses, before drawing a gun from his bag as he approaches.

Video footage showed a man fall to the floor as the victim jogged away through the traffic, before the shooter emerged and fired at him from close range.

The attack began in the early hours on August 25, 2019, when a fight broke out at around 3am and a man was stabbed in a nightclub.

Tristan Samuels was pursued through the streets of London two years ago
Tristan Samuels was pursued through the streets of London two years ago

As a result, the club closed and the clubbers flooded into a narrow road outside and the row between the two groups continued.

During the scuffle, Palmer suddenly chased after the victim and pulled a Beretta handgun from his bag as he got closer.

Screams and shouts could be heard ringing out from onlookers and one man begged the victim, in his 20s, to run away.

Palmer then caught up with the man and fired two shots at him in the middle of a busy street full of passers-by, hitting him twice in the back.

Richard Palmer pulled a Beretta handgun from his bag, the court heard
Richard Palmer pulled a Beretta handgun from his bag, the court heard

The 39-year-old then ran back to a silver Jaguar that dropped him off three hours earlier and the car drove off from the scene shortly before 3.20am.

The victim took himself to a hospital in central London not long after with gunshot wounds.

Although he suffered damage to his internal organs, his injuries were not life-threatening.

The earlier stab victim from the nightclub was taken to hospital by the air ambulance where he was also assessed as not having a life-threatening wound.

At the scene of the shooting detectives found two bullet casings and linked the silver Jaguar parked outside the club to a house in Ruislip, west London, as it had his fingerprints on the back doors.

Police show the guns used on the night
Police show the guns used on the night

Investigators also discovered Palmer met up with Bolanle Roberts, 43, the day after the shooting to get rid of the Beretta weapon.

Following a chase and a struggle with the cops, Roberts was arrested in West Acton two days after the shooting.

He was searched and officers found more than £48,100 in cash as well as 0.6kg of heroin and 14.6kg of crack cocaine, with a total street value of about £27,000.

Officers also found a set of keys to a flat in Ruislip, which was not his home address, Scotland Yard said.

Detectives searched the flat and found a cache of firearms and ammunition hidden in a rucksack that was in an airing cupboard, as well as a large amount of class A drugs in the living room - some 2.17kg of heroin with a street value of £95,000.

Bolanle Roberts was also sentenced for his role
Bolanle Roberts was also sentenced for his role

All five of the seized firearms were sent off for testing and were found to be able to fire live rounds.

Detectives also found there were mobile phone calls between Palmer and Roberts as well as both cell site and cameras picking up car number plates that suggested Roberts went to Palmer’s home in Ruislip.

Prosecutors said he then drove them both to the nearby flat where Roberts kept his cache of guns and ammunition - before taking Palmer home.

After discovering Roberts had been arrested, Palmer decided to try and hide himself to evade capture by police.

Robert Dolan was jailed for 12-and-a-half years
Robert Dolan was jailed for 12-and-a-half years

He was helped to lie low in a nearby hotel in Hanwell, west London, by Robert Dolan, 34, who booked a room in his name and gave staff his contact details.

Four days after the shooting, Dolan and Palmer went to a takeaway together in Hounslow, west London, before travelling to the hotel around five miles away.

The next day Palmer was arrested at the hotel and Dolan was taken into custody at his home in Teddington, west London.

Officers raided his house and found a shoebox with £6,840 inside, along with a mobile phone which had the same phone given to hotel staff a day earlier.

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Palmer, from Ealing, west London, was sentenced to 15-and-a-half years in prison after pleading guilty at an earlier hearing to attempted murder.

He also admitted possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life and transferring a prohibited firearm. After a trial he was found not guilty of another count of transferring a prohibited firearm.

Roberts, also of Ealing, was jailed for 15 years after being found guilty of four counts of possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life and possession of ammunition with intent to endanger life.

He previously pleaded guilty to transferring a prohibited firearm, five counts of possession of a prohibited firearm, possession of unlicensed ammunition, five counts of possession of a prohibited firearm for transfer, two counts of possession with intent to supply class A drugs and possession of criminal property.

Roberts was found not guilty of another count of transferring a prohibited firearm in relation to providing Palmer with the Beretta used in the attempted murder.

Dolan, from Hounslow, was jailed for 12-and-a-half years after pleading guilty at an earlier hearing to assisting an offender, conspiracy to supply class A drugs and possession of criminal property.