Man in his 20s fatally shot as cops hunt gunman in murder probe

A MAN in his 20s has been gunned down sparking a murder probe in West London overnight.

Police rushed to Shepherds Bush just after midnight to find the man badly injured.

The victim was found on Askew Road with paramedics desperately trying to save his life.

But Met Police said: "Despite the efforts of the emergency services, the man – believed aged in his 20s – was pronounced dead at the scene at 1.26am."

Enquiries are underway to locate and inform next of kin.

No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation is asked to contact police on 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD224/8Jun.

Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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