Wayne Stockdale shooting: Police offer £20,000 reward

Wayne Stockdale
Image caption Police believe Wayne Stockdale was shot in a case of mistaken identity

A reward of up to £20,000 has been offered for information on the murder of a man who was shot in the head while riding his bicycle a year ago.

Two masked men opened fire on Wayne Stockdale on 6 May at the junction of Knapp Road and Rounton Road, Tower Hamlets, east London.

Police believe the 42-year-old, from Poplar in east London, was shot in a case of mistaken identity.

Post-mortem tests gave the cause of death as a gunshot wound to the head.

The two suspects, described as black or Asian males, made off towards Knapp Road and got into a car, the Metropolitan Police said.

Det Ch Insp John Crossley said: "We have always maintained that Wayne was not the intended target for this incident, which saw shots fired both at him and into the street.

"It's now a year since the murder took place and we hope the offer of a reward will encourage people to come forward with information."

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