Clapton shooting: teen killed

A teenager has been shot to death, and another man hospitalised, following a shooting in Clapton last night.

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19 year old victim's "smile will charm angels"

A teenage university student who died after he was gunned down in an apparently random attack was described as a young man whose "smile will charm the angels".

19 year old Joseph Burke-Monerville was in a parked car when he was shot in Hindrey Road, Clapton, east London, on Saturday evening.

Mr Burke-Monerville, who according to his Facebook page was studying forensic science at the London Metropolitan University, had no links to gangs, police believe.

He was rushed to hospital but died later. A 22-year-old man who was also in the car remains in a serious but stable condition, while a third man, aged 19, was also in the vehicle but escaped unhurt.

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