A man has been shot dead in broad daylight in a busy London street.
The victim, who was found with gunshot wounds next to a butchers in Chatsworth Road, Hackney, shortly after 1pm, was pronounced dead at the scene.
An investigation has been launched by police into the fatal shooting & a post-mortemÂ examination is due to be carried out.
The dead man's next of kin have yet to be informed.
Meanwhile, the gunman remains at large & is being hunted byÂ police.
A Scotland Yard spokesman said: "Officers, specialist firearms officers & the London Ambulance Service (LAS) attended the scene & found a man with injuries consistent with being shot.
"He was pronounced dead at the scene."
A spokesman for the ambulance service said: "Sadly, a man reported to be in his 20s was pronounced dead at the scene."
Source: “Sky News”