Officers raced to the scene at Windrush Road in Brent at around 3am after receiving reports of gunfire. Police and firearms teams found a man in his 20 suffering from a gunshot injury. The officers said they provided first aid until paramedics arrived but despite their efforts the man was pronounced dead at the scene.
A Scotland Yard spokesman said: “Officers are in the process of informing next of kin. Formal identification awaits.
“A post-mortem examination will be held in due course.
“Homicide detectives from the Specialist Crime Command have been notified.
“At this early stage, there have been no arrests. Inquiries continue.”
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