Tuesday, May 28

Arrest Made After Man Shot Dead In Street



A man has been shot dead in broad daylight in a busy London street. The victim, who was found with gunshot wounds next to a butchers in Chatsworth Road, Hackney, shortly after 1pm, was pronounced dead at the scene.

An investigation has been launched by police into the fatal shooting and a post-mortem examination is due to be carried out. The dead man’s next of kin have yet to be informed.

Meanwhile, the gunman remains at large and is being hunted by police. A Scotland Yard spokesman said: “Officers, specialist firearms officers and the London Ambulance Service (LAS) attended the scene and found a man with injuries consistent with being shot.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. A spokesman for the ambulance service said, Sadly, a man reported to be in his 20s was pronounced dead at the scene.