Man shot dead in Uxbridge London

A murder investigation has been launched in Uxbridge after a man was shot dead.

Police were called by London Ambulance Service to Vine Lane, Uxbridge junction with St Andrews Lane at 18:59hrs on Tuesday, 3 February following reports of a shooting.

Officers and London Air Ambulance attended the scene and found a 38-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene at 19:56hrs.

Police are in the process of informing next of kin. A post-mortem examination will be held in due course.

No arrests have been made. Enquries are ongoing.

Local road closures remain in place.

The Homicide and Major Crime Command based at Hendon are investigating.

Anyone with information is asked to call the incident room on 0208-358-0300 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.