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Man shot dead in south-west London street

A murder investigation has been launched after a man in his 20s was shot dead in south-west London.

The man was found dead at the scene, in Plummer Road, near Poynders Road, in Clapham, on Thursday morning.

Officers from the Metropolitan Police's Operation Trident, which investigates gun crime in London's black community, are investigating.

The man has not been formally identified and his next of kin are yet to be informed.

A post-mortem examination is due to take place on Friday morning.

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