Man gunned down in busy Shepherd’s Bush road soon after midnight this morning

A murder investigation is underway following a shooting in Shepherds Bush.

Police were called at approximately 12.40am on Monday, 8 June to reports of man suffering gunshot injuries in Askew Road, Shepherd’s Bush.

Officers, paramedics and an air ambulance all rushed to the scene but despite the efforts of the emergency services, the man – believed aged in his 20s – was pronounced dead at the scene at 1.26am.

Enquiries are underway to locate and inform next of kin.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation is asked to contact police on 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD224/8Jun.

Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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