Murder probe after man shot dead in car in Finchley

A murder investigation has begun after a man was shot dead in a car in north London, police have said.

Officers found a man, in his 20s, with bullet wounds at about 0600 GMT in Tillingbourne Gardens in Finchley.

The victim, who is yet to be formally identified, died at the scene. His next of kin have been informed.

Det Ch Insp Tim Duffield has appealed for information from any witnesses who were in the area, close to the Holiday Inn on the North Circular Road.

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