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A man in his 20s has been shot and killed on the streets of Harlesden last night (November 2).

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police have launched a murder investigation following the shooting on Tynsdale Road in Harlesden just before 11pm.

Armed police officers attended the location and found a man with gunshot injuries. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

This is the second young man to be gunned down in the neighbourhood, following the murder of Oliver Tetlow earlier this year in nearby Church Road on March 9.

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Neighbours thought fatal shots were bangs + end of live blog

Neighbours thought the bangs they heard in their residential street last night were fireworks, not gunshots.

James Owusu was fatally shot in Tynsdale Road, Harlesden last night, reportedly in front of his mother on his own doorstep.

For the full story and the latest on what we know of the shooting see the full story below.

http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/harlesden-murder-investigation-neighbours-thought-12123215

And with that it’s time to wrap up the live blog covering this tragic shooting.

More pictures from the scene of the shooting

Twitter tributes to James Uwusu after tragic shooting

Many people have taken to social media to share their grief after the tragic shooting of James Owusu after the 22-year-old was reportedly gunned down on his doorstep.

Short recap

Here’s a quick recap of what we know from Getwestlondon reporter Lois Swinnerton.

James Owulu died last night after he was shot on his doorstep by two men in front of his mother in Tynsdale Road.

Tragically the 22-year-old died from his wounds despite the best efforts of the emergency services.

Detectives are appealing for anyone with information to come forward, but there have been no arrests so far.

http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/west-london-news/harlesden-shooting-victim-who-gunned-12120391

Statement from London Ambulance service

London Ambulance Service (LAS) were called to the scene at around 10.40pm but tragically Mr Owusu died despite the efforts of paramedics.

A spokesperson for LAS said: “We were called at 10.41pm on Wednesday (November 2) to reports of a shooting in Tynsdale Road.

“We sent an ambulance crew, two single responders in cars and an incident response officer to the scene. The first of our medics arrived at the scene in under eight minutes.

“Sadly, despite the extensive efforts by our crews a person died at the scene.”

Neighbours recall moment of shooting

Neighbours have recalled the shooting and the moment the police knocked on the window after James Owusu was gunned down on his doorstep.

Shocked neighbours thought bangs were fireworks

A neighbour from nearby Crome Road, who asked not to be named, said they thought the bangs were fireworks.

They said: “I was in bed watching TV and we heard banging noises and because there was fireworks before, we thought it was jusy fireworks.

“Woke up this morning to take my daughter to school and we see police taping.”

Heavy police presence

There is still a large police presence on the scene of the shooting in Tynsdale Road.

Forensics teams in white suits are currently investigating the spot where the shooting took place in the quiet residential street.

James Owusu was reportedly gunned down on his doorstep in front of his mother last night.

http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/west-london-news/harlesden-shooting-victim-who-gunned-12120391

Footage from the scene

Getwestlondon reporter Lois Swinnerton is currently at Tynsdale Road in Harlesden where the shooting took place.

The road is still cordoned off, with officers standing by. Members of the public have also been seen talking with the on duty officers at the scene.

Mr Owusu reportedly gunned down on his doorstep

Details from last night’s tragic shooting of James Owusu are starting to emerge after reports he was gunned down on his doorstep.

The 22-year-old died at the scene after he was said to be shot in the back by two men who walked past his house.

Harlesden shooting victim named locally

The man who was shot dead in the street in Harlesden last night has been named locally as James Owusu.

Friends and family have posted online at their grief after the death or Mr Owusu who was shot in the street last night.

Tragically he died at the scene from his wounds

Second shooting in the area this year

The scene of this most recent shooting is extremely close to the spot where another man was gunned down earlier this year.

In March, 27-year-old Oliver Tetlow was shot in Church Road in a suspected case of mistaken identity.

Four men were arrested in connection with the shooting .

http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/west-london-news/fourth-man-charged-over-oliver-11683497

Detectives launch murder investigation

Here is the latest information from the Metropolitan Police on the Harlesden murder:

http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/west-london-news/man-shot-dead-harlesden-street-12119389

Police statement

Here is the full statement from the Metropolitan Police released earlier this morning:

Police were called by the London Ambulance Service at 22:45hrs on Wednesday, 2 November, to reports of a shooting in Tynsdale Road, NW10.

Local officers and firearms officers attended the location and found a man in his 20s with gunshot injuries. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

His next of kin has been informed.

Formal identification and a post-mortem examination will be scheduled in due course.

Detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command are investigating.

No arrests have been made and enquires continue.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information is asked to contact the incident room on 020 8785 8244 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Man shot and killed in Harlesden

Some very sad news to report this morning.

A young man believed to be in his 20s has been gunned down on the streets of Harlesden.

Detectives have launched a murder investigation following the shooting on Wednesday (Nov 2) night.