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Three more arrests over Boxing Day shooting

Detectives investigating the fatal shooting of a man at a West end nightclub on Boxing Day have arrested three further men

Hassan Mohammed Omer Isman died of multiple gunshot wounds.

A 32-year-old man was arrested today on suspicion of murder. Two other men have also been arrested in connection with the death, in addition to three others since the killing.


Victim of nightclub shooting named

31 year old Hassan Isman Omer died from gunshot wounds Credit: Metropolitan Police

The victim of a fatal nightclub shooting in London's West End has been named as Hassan Isman Omer. The 31 year old man from Poplar was shot at a private function inside the Avalon nightclub on Shaftesbury Avenue in the early hours of Thursday morning.

He was rushed to hospital but died from the gunshot wounds. A formal identification is yet to be made but police have released the victim's name and his next of kin have been notified.

Two men, aged 31 and 34, arrested on suspicion of murder have been bailed until February, as inquiries continue. Police are urging any witnesses to come forward.