London's 69th murder in the capital is Man in his mid-20s

Man in his mid-20s dies after being shot in north London in 69th murder in the capital this year. Victim was found with gunshot wounds in Wembley just after 8pm on Friday

London's 69th murder in the capital is Man in his mid-20s
Man in his mid-20s dies after being shot in north London in 69th murder in the capital

Man, in his mid-20s, was rushed to hospital but medics were unable to save him
No arrests have been made in what will be 69th London murder probe of 2019

A man has been shot dead in north west London bringing the capital's murder toll to 69 so far this year.   

The victim, who police believe was aged in his mid-20s, was found suffering gunshot wounds in Harrow Road in Wembley shortly after 8pm on Friday. He was taken to hospital where he later died.

Scotland Yard said his next of kin have been informed, but he has not yet been formally identified.

No-one has been arrested. Police said there will be an enhanced police presence in the area.

A spokesperson for the Met said: 'Police were called to Harrow Road, HA9 at 20:10hrs on Friday, 5 July following reports of a shooting.

'Local officers and armed police attended along with London Ambulance Service and found a man believed to be aged in his mid-twenties suffering from critical gunshot injuries.

'He was taken to a north London hospital but died a short while later. His next of kin have now been informed.