BLOODBATH as Armed Police respond to man SHOT DEAD in ‘GUN-FREE’ London!

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of shooting a man dead in north London.

The victim has not yet been named however passed away on St Joseph’s Road, Edmonton, at about 22:10 GMT on Tuesday, the man was described as being in his 20s.

Police on scene.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said:

“Officers, including firearms officers, attended the scene. No reports of any other injuries. Cordons remain in place.”

Three men were arrested at the scene on the night of the shooting however have been released without charge.

“My officers are working hard to establish the motive for the shooting and I urge anyone who can assist in completing the puzzle surrounding this murder to contact police without delay.

I am particularly keen to hear from anyone who has information that could assist in identifying the victim who is a light-skinned, possibly mixed-race, black male aged around 20 years. Please don’t hesitate to make the call if you can help.”

Det Ch Insp Gary Holmes

The Metropolitan Police said two males aged 19 and 23 were arrested by detectives on Sunday in connection with the incident, following the new arrests Detective Chief Inspector Gary Holmes, from the Met’s Homicide and Major Crime Command said:

“Whilst we have made further arrests, I urge anyone who can assist in helping us build a clearer picture of this murder to contact police without delay.”

According to the BBC this is the 131st homicide in the capital so far this year, most of the killings involving the use of a knife or bladed weapon.

Graph showing homicides in London.
Credit – BBC Research. Map built using Carto.

The United Kingdom capital is seeing the highest murder rate in the city for 10 years.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact police or Crimestoppers – Anyone with information should contact the Incident Room on 020 8345 1570 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.


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