Detectives have launched a murder investigation following a fatal shooting in Penge in south east London. The 19 year-old man was found with a gunshot wound in the head yesterday evening in Kenilworth Road. He was taken to hospital but was declared dead this morning.
Police have informed his next of kin. They are yet to make any arrests.
A 16-year-old boy has been jailed for taking part in a shoot-out on the Pembury Estate in Hackney. Miles Thomas Addy of Pembury Close was jailed for eight years after pleading guilty at Snaresbrook Crown Court to possession of a firearm and ammunition with intent to endanger life.
On January 13th, he was seen exchanging shots with two males on bikes. One of the bullets went through a window and into a nearby bedroom.
In court, the judge told Addy: "You are an appallingly dangerous individual who showed a total disregard for the lives of people who live on the estate - your behaviour was outrageous."
The Met Police has released CCTV images of a man they wish to talk in connection with the shooting of the Russian businessman German Gorbuntsov on March 20th. Mr Gorbuntsov survived despite being hit with six bullets. The images were taken at Canary Wharf station before and after the shooting.
Police found the gun that was used in the shooting on the Isle of Dogs along with a bag. The man in the CCTV pictures is seen with a bag before the shooting but he did not have it afterwards.
A man has been arrested in connection with the murder of Dothan Gordon in West Ealing on Wednesday. He was shot dead at a home in Felix Road - his partner was also shot and required treatment in hospital. The man was arrested in Ipswich yesterday evening.