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Saturday, August 24, 2013

WOMAN KILLED IN NORTH LONDON'S DOUBLE SHOOTING

A 24-year-old woman has been killed in a double shooting in the early hours of this morning.
Scotland Yard said officers were called after reports of gunshots in Kilburn, north west London.
Another woman, also 24, was shot but not seriously injured in the incident in the early hours of this morning.


Double shooting on Kilburn High Road in North London leaves 24-year-old woman dead
Fatal shooting: Forensics officers investigate the scene of the double shooting in north London in which a 24-year-old woman was killed
Two police officers stand guard at the scene where a woman was fatally shot in the early hours of this morning
Two police officers stand guard at the scene where a woman was fatally shot in the early hours of this morning


A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: 'Detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a 24-year-old woman in Kilburn.
 'Officers were called at 4.20am on Saturday, 24 August, to reports of shots fired in Kilburn High Road.
'Police and London Ambulance Service attended the scene to find two women suffering from gunshot injuries. Both were taken to London hospitals.
'A 24-year-old woman was pronounced dead later on Saturday morning.'

Two forensics officers enter a restaurant on Kilburn High Road in North London believed to be part of the scene where two women were injured in a shooting
Two forensics officers enter a restaurant on Kilburn High Road in North London believed to be part of the scene where two women were injured in a shooting
A sniffer dog is used to search for evidence at the scene of the double shooting. No arrests have been made
A sniffer dog is used to search for evidence at the scene of the double shooting. No arrests have been made


Scotland Yard said they believe they know the identity of the woman who was killed, and next of kin have been informed, but she has not been formally identified.
A post-mortem examination will be arranged in due course.
Officers from Operation Trident - which investigates gang crime and shootings in London - are at the scene and the death will be investigated by detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command.
Anyone with information was asked to called the police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Local road closures remain in place No arrest have been made.

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