Man Shot Dead In Harlesden

10th March 2016

Detectives are appealing for information and witnesses after a man was shot dead in Harlesden.

Police were called at 21:58hrs on Wednesday, 9 March, to reports of a shooting in Church Road at the junction with Conley Road, NW10.

Officers, firearms officers and the London Ambulance Service (LAS) attended and found a man in his late 20s with gun shot injuries. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Next of kin have now been informed.

Formal identification and a post-mortem examination will be scheduled in due course.

At this early stage officers believe that the victim was shot by a male suspect who fled the scene in a vehicle.

No arrests have been made and enquires continue.

Detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command are investigating.

Road closures and cordons remain in place.

Detective Inspector Andy George is leading the investigation. He said: "This was a shocking murder with multiple shots fired from what is believed to be a high-powered weapon. My team are undertaking a number of active enquiries to trace the vehicle involved and its passengers. Forensic work at the scene is ongoing.

"We believe a number of people in the area witnessed what occurred and have yet to come forward. I would urge them and anyone else who has information regarding this incident to contact us right away."

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information is asked to contact police on 0208 358 0200 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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