Man is shot dead on London street as capitals carnage continues


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Man is shot dead on north London street as number of murders in the capital this year soars towards 130

  • Victim – whose age is not known – was pronounced dead at scene in Enfield
  • Officers were called at about 9.15pm and victim died about an hour afterwards 
  • The man’s death is the 126th murder in the capital this year after Eltham stabbing

Sebastian Murphy-bates For Mailonline

A man has died after a shooting in north London, where police have arrested three males on suspicion of murder.

Officers were called to reports of a man suffering a gunshot wound in Edmonton, Enfield at around 9.15pm on Tuesday. 

The victim, whose age is not yet known, was pronounced dead at the scene at 10.10pm. 

The man’s death is the 126th murder in the capital this year, after an 18-year-old boy was killed in Eltham last Tuesday.  

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Police are pictured at the scene in Enfield on Tuesday night, where a man was shot dead in north London 

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Officers raced to the scene in Edmonton where a man was found to be suffering from fatal gunshot wounds 

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The victim was pronounced dead at the scene following the shooting in Edmonton on Tuesday night 

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Left, an officer is pictured at the scene in north London on Tuesday night and, right, police vehicles attend the Enfield shooting 

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Officers were called to this road in Edmonton at about 9.15pm to reports of a man suffering from a gunshot wound 

There were no reports of any other injuries at the scene, as police, including armed officers, were pictured attending the incident in social media posts. 

A Met Police spokesman told MailOnline: ‘Police were called by London Ambulance Service at approximately 21:15hrs on Tuesday, 18 December to reports of a man suffering a gunshot wound. 

‘Officers, including firearms officers, attended the scene. 

‘The victim was pronounced dead at the scene at 22:10hrs. 

‘No reports of any other injuries. Three males were arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder. Cordons remain in place. Enquiries continue.’ 

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Snaps showed police cars racing to the scene in north London, where a man – whose age is not yet known – was pronounced dead 

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