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Murder investigation after man shot in the head in London

Written by on 02/11/2020

A murder investigation has been launched after police found a man with a gunshot wound to the head in east London.

Police arrived at Balfour Road, Ilford, at 10.14pm on Sunday after receiving reports of a shooting.

Metropolitan Police officers and the London Ambulance Service found a 30-year-old who had gunshot injuries.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene and his next of kin have been informed.

A formal identification is yet to take place, and a post-mortem will be conducted in due course.

No arrests have been made in relation to the incident.

The Metropolitan Police’s Specialist Crime Command (Homicide) is leading the investigation.

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting reference 8011/01Nov, or alternatively ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

 Sky News

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