Walthamstow shooting – Teen dies after he his gunned down in north east London street

A TEEN has died after a street shooting in Walthamsow.

Cops have launched a murder hunt after a man, 19, was gunned down in north east London

Officers were called shortly after 11pm to reports of gunfire in Vallentin Road, E17.

Friends had driven the victim to hospital but he died shortly after arriving.

A Me Police spokesman said: “Officers believe they know his identity, but await formal identification and confirmation that next of kin have been informed.

“A post-mortem examination will be arranged in due course.”

There has been no arrest and police enquiries are ongoing.

London has seen a sharp spike in shootings this year, many of them fatal.

More to follow…

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