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Man in 30s shot dead as London endures more bloodshed

Detectives are appealing for information and witnesses following a murder in Penge. Police were called by London Ambulance Service at around 0220hrs on Sunday, 12 July, to a man collapsed in Croydon Road, Penge near the junction with Tremaine Road. Officers attended the location where a man, believed to be aged in his 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene. Enquiries are underway to confirm his identity and inform next of kin. Detectives from Specialist Crime are investigating and, while they await the results of the post-mortem examination, they believe the man died from gunshot injuries. A crime scene remains in place in Croydon Road and a full forensic examination is ongoing. There has been no arrest at this stage. Anyone with information that may assist police is asked to call 101 quoting CAD 1402/12jul.. Murder investigation launched in Penge.Penge, London . Sun Jul 12 2020 12:35:26 GMT+0100 (BST). ;Picture by UK News in Pictures (UKNIP)

Police officers at the scene of the suspected shooting in Penge, south London (Picture: UKNIP)

A man has been killed in a suspected shooting in south London as the capital endures more bloodshed.

Officers were called by the London Ambulance Service at around 2.20am on Sunday to a man collapsed on Croydon Road in Penge.

The man, believed to be aged in his 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Metropolitan Police.

This latest shocking incident comes as a 30-year-old man was stabbed to death in a double knife attack just hours earlier in Kennington, south London.

Detectives are appealing for information and witnesses following a murder in Penge. Police were called by London Ambulance Service at around 0220hrs on Sunday, 12 July, to a man collapsed in Croydon Road, Penge near the junction with Tremaine Road. Officers attended the location where a man, believed to be aged in his 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene. Enquiries are underway to confirm his identity and inform next of kin. Detectives from Specialist Crime are investigating and, while they await the results of the post-mortem examination, they believe the man died from gunshot injuries. A crime scene remains in place in Croydon Road and a full forensic examination is ongoing. There has been no arrest at this stage. Anyone with information that may assist police is asked to call 101 quoting CAD 1402/12jul.. Murder investigation launched in Penge.Penge, London . Sun Jul 12 2020 12:35:26 GMT+0100 (BST). ;Picture by UK News in Pictures (UKNIP)

Detectives are appealing for information and witnesses following the suspected shooting (Picture: UKNIP)

The Met said detectives from its specialist crime unit are investigating the suspected shooting in Penge, and are awaiting the results of a post-mortem examination to confirm if he died from gunshot injuries.

Inquiries are ongoing to confirm his identity and to inform his next of kin.

Scotland Yard said a crime scene remains in place on Croydon Road and a full forensic examination is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting 1402 of July 12.

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