A man in his twenties is shot dead at an empty distance in the north London street, while police call on images of witnesses
- The victim was shot and killed in Islington, North London, at 3:20 pm
- Police have identified the murder victim today and informed his relatives
- Officers want to speak to anyone who may have dashcam footage of the area
- Police and paramedics competed to save the life of the man who died on the spot
A man in his twenties was fired in the afternoon this afternoon in Islington, North London.
The victim was shot to death at 3:20 pm and died on the spot.
According to Scotland Yard, “Officers attended LAS and found a man, presumably over twenty, suffering from gunshot wounds.
A man in his twenties was shot dead today at 3:20 pm on Roman Way, Islington
Police and paramedics competed to save the life of the man who was pronounced dead on the spot
Despite their efforts, he was pronounced dead on the spot.
“The next of kin have been informed.”
The investigation is led by officers of Specialist Crime (Homicide).
A full forensic investigation takes place on the spot looking for evidence while officers search the area looking for witnesses.
No one has yet been arrested in connection with the investigation.
The police would especially like to talk to anyone who drove along the Roman road around 3:20 pm and who has dashcam images.
Scotland Yard said, “The public plays a major role in helping to prevent and detect crime. We should hear from anyone who has information about this crime, or anyone they suspect carries a weapon or is involved in organized crime.
“If you don’t want to speak to the police, contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. They are a completely independent charity and you remain 100 percent anonymous, they never ask for your name and they can call you, your IP address or device you are using. ‘