A young man who was shot in the head in broad daylight in North London yesterday afternoon has died in hospital.
Met Police say they were called to Hertford Road in Enfield at 4.36pm on Thursday after receiving reports of a firearms incident.
The victim, in his 20s, was found with a serious head injury by officers and paramedics who had been called to the scene outside a pharmacy and a bus stop.
Buses and traffic were diverted from the area while emergency services remained working there.
He was rushed to hospital where he fought for his life for a day, but he has since died of his injuries while in care, Scotland Yard has confirmed.
A man in his 20s has since been arrested in relation to the shooting, and a murder investigation has been launched.
The suspect is being held in police custody.
Officers remain at the scene on Hertford Road while investigations are underway, reports the Evening Standard.
Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to call 101 quoting CAD 5053/19Mar or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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- MET Police
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