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Man dead after Ilford shooting

PUBLISHED: 07:39 02 November 2020 | UPDATED: 07:56 10 November 2020

Balfour Road remains cordoned off between Dunedin Road and Wellesley Road after a man was shot dead last night (November 1). Picture: Cash Boyle

Balfour Road remains cordoned off between Dunedin Road and Wellesley Road after a man was shot dead last night (November 1). Picture: Cash Boyle

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A man has died in Ilford after being shot in the head.

The junction of Wellesley Road and Balfour Road. Picture: Cash BoyleThe junction of Wellesley Road and Balfour Road. Picture: Cash Boyle

Police officers and paramedics attended Balfour Road at around 10.15pm last night (November 1) and found the 30-year-old man with gunshot injuries to his head.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and his next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.

Formal identification and a post-mortem examination are still to take place.

Detectives have launched a murder investigation and there have been no arrests.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, tweet @MetCC quoting reference 8011/01Nov, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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