Police have launched a murder investigation after a man was fatally shot in the head in North London.

Emergency services were called at just before 4.30pm on Tuesday (June 8) to Hornsey Rise Gardens, Crouch Hill to reports of gunshots.

Police officers attended along with London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance.

They found a 19-year-old man at the scene with gunshot wounds to the head. He was rushed to hospital but was pronounced dead shortly after. 

His next of kin have been informed and a post-mortem examination is set to be scheduled, the Metropolitan Police said. 

Another 19-year-old man at the scene was arrested on suspicion of being in possession of an offensive weapon, he remains in custody at a North London police station.

More to follow…

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