An armed police officer shot a suspect six times, killing him instantly - within a second of pulling up alongside the car he was in. Azelle Rodney died in Edgware in April 2005.
But it's only now, seven years later - that details about his death are coming under scrutiny at an inquiry, which is the first of its kind.
Phil Bayles reports.
An armed police officer shot a suspect six times within a second of pulling up beside the car he was in, an inquiry heard today.
A full inquiry into the death of 24-year-old Azelle Rodney, who was shot by police in 2005, is due to begin today.