A 25-year-old man has been shot dead in north London.

Police have opened a murder investigation following the shooting in Sunnyside Road, Islington at around 9pm on Saturday.

The man was pronounced dead in hospital at just after midnight.

His next of kin have been told and a post-mortem will be scheduled.

Detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command, led by Det Ch Insp Dave Whellams, are investigating

Anyone with information should call 020 8345 3775 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.