Murder investigation launched after shooting

Detectives have launched a murder investigation following a shooting in Waltham Forest.

Police were called at 1:29am on Wednesday, 1 September to reports of gunshots heard in the vicinity of Capworth Street, E10.

A short time later, officers on routine patrol were made aware of a shooting.

Officers attended Beaumont Road and found a man suffering from gunshot injuries. They immediately provided first aid until the arrival of the London Ambulance Service.

The man, believed to be aged in his late teens, was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:28am.

Anyone with information is asked to call police via 101 or Tweet @MetCC  quoting 436/01Sep.

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