Victim shot at cemetery

A murder investigation has been launched in Tottenham after a man was fatally shot in Tottenham Cemetery.

Armed officers, the National Police Air Service (NPAS) and London Ambulance Service (LAS) attended after police were called to the cemetery at 7:53am today  (Monday, 3 September).

They found a 22-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The man’s next of kin have been informed, however formal identification awaits. A post mortem examination will take place in due course.

Officers from the Met’s Homicide and Major Crime Command (HMCC) are investigating.

Detective Inspector Simon Stancombe of HMCC said: “At this early stage of the investigation we are keeping an open mind to the motive of this attack. I urge anyone who may have seen anything to contact police as soon as possible.”

No arrests have been made. Enquiries are ongoing.

Anyone who witnessed this incident or has information should call police at the incident room on 0208 358 0300 or contact police via @MetCC.

Information can also be reported anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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