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Man shot dead in Islington

The scene of the shooting
Image caption The 25-year-old victim died in hospital

A man died after a shooting in a residential street in north London.

A wounded 25-year-old was found by police in Sunnyside Road, Islington just before 21:00 BST on Saturday following reports of gunshots.

He was taken to an east London hospital where he died at about midnight.

No arrests have been made and a murder investigation has been launched by the Met Police. A post-mortem examination and formal identification will follow.

His next of kin has been informed.

Image caption Police have launched a murder investigation

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