The devastated mother of a man shot on his doorstep in a suspected case of mistaken identity has said he "wouldn’t hurt a fly".
Chad Gordon, 27, was shot in the head at close range after answering his door in north London on Monday night.
Detectives believe his two killers, wearing black clothing and motorcycle helmets, fled Wiltshire Gardens, Haringey, on a scooter.
British rapper Chip also paid tribute to Mr Gordon in an Instagram post, in which he sent his “deepest condolences” to his family.
Armed officers went to the scene after police were called to reports that shots had been fired just after 8.20pm on Monday.
Mr Gordon was found by medics with a gunshot wound to the head, and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Scotland Yard’s Detective Chief Inspector Andy Partridge said he has been described as a “gentle giant”, and there is no reason anyone would want to hurt him.
No arrests have been made and anyone with information is being urged by police to call the incident room on 020 8358 0300, or 101 quoting CAD 7506/18May, tweet @Met CC or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.