As a widow paid tribute to a murdered North Kensington dad, gunned down on his first wedding anniversary, another shooting has rocked the Royal Borough.
Shortly after midnight on Sunday morning, violence hit Earl's Court when a man in his 20s was found with gunshot wounds near Brompton Library.
A security guard on his first shift at nearby Coleherne Court, Old Brompton Road, discovered the man staggering through the streets attempting to find help.
Resident service manager at the flats Ray Jezard-Dodds said: "The porter was doing a security patrol and discovered a guy who had been shot. The injured man had apparently tried phoning an ambulance, but they couldn't find him."
The shocked guard phoned the emergency services to tell them where the injured man was located. Police are
More casualties were taken from the scene to Chelsea and Westminster in Fulham Road, Chelsea. Medical examinations have revealed none of the injuries to be life threatening.
The accident is being investigated by specialist police.
Detective Superintendent Mark Hine, of the Collision Investigation Unit, said: "It could have been a lot worse.
"Normally there are a lot of pedestrians at the crossing.
"If there had been people there one of the cars could have picked up pedestrians on its way."
If you saw anything call the Collision Investigation Unit on 020 7321 9955.