Gunman hunted after man shot dead in east London street

Published: Saturday 26th September 2015 by The News Editor

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A man has been shot dead on a busy London street.

Detectives are are still hunting the gunman who opened fire in Hackney in east London.

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.”

Police and the London Ambulance Service (LAS) were called at 1.14pm today.

A LAS spokesman said: “Sadly, a man reported to be in his 20s was pronounced dead at the scene.”

Scotland Yard said a post mortem-examination will be carried out and next of kin have yet to be informed.

Published: Saturday 26th September 2015 by The News Editor

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