A crowdfunding campaign has been set up to help cover the costs of the funeral of murdered Harlesden local Oliver Tetlow .

The page, set up on GoFundMe by Oliver's aunt, Kimmy Richards, has already raised almost £3,000 for the funeral, thanks to generous dontations.

The 27-year-old was shot at night in Harlesden last Wednesday (March 9) and was pronounced dead at the scene.

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A post-mortem examination at Northwick Park Hospital gave the cause of death as gunshot wounds.

Metropolitan Police believe the shooting was gang related and Oliver was not the intended target and was a “tragic case of mistaken identity” .

Oliver's friend has spoken of his efforts to save him after the shots were fired.

'I hope your family finds peace'

This photo, taken by Oliver Tetlow's friend, is thought to be the last one taken of him before he was murdered (Pic: Tim Anderson)

The GoFundMe page set up to find funds to cover the costs of Oliver's funeral reads: “Friends and family. On Wednesday 9th March 2016 our loved one Oliver Charles Tetlow was brutally taken from us.

“We have set up this GoFundMe page to help raise funds that will go towards the costs of the funeral.

“We welcome all donations, big or small. At this moment we would like thank everyone for their kind words and messages during this difficult time.”

Well wishers have pledged their sympathies on the page, with inspiring and heartwarming comments about Oliver and his family.

One donator said: “Tetlow you sweet boy - I hope your family finds peace and justice is served for such a senseless crime x”

Another said: “I only met Oliver two weeks ago and i can openly and honestly that he truly is one in a million.”

A crowd gathered around Oliver after he was shot multiple times

A total of seven people have been arrested in connection with the murder so far.

Following the shooting, residents recalled their terror at hearing the fatal gunshots.

This week, Oliver's mother issued an emotional plea to anyone who witnessed the incident to come forward to help police identify those responsible.

If you want to help contribute towards Oliver Tetlow's funeral, you are invited to donate on the GoFundMe page .

Officers from the Homicide and Major Crime Command say they are continuing to appeal for witnesses and information and appeal for anyone who may have images or footage of the shooting to contact the incident room on 020 8358 0200 or contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.