On Sunday, 30 August at 21:35hrs police were called to a report of a male in attendance at an address in Barnet making threats to kill and in possession of what was believed to be a firearm.
The man left the address before officers arrived.
Armed officers later attended an address in Cedar Road, Enfield.
Shortly before 23:50hrs a white male was shot by police outside the address.
The man, believed aged in his 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene.
A non-police firearm has been recovered from the scene.
The Directorate of Professional Standards (DPS) is in attendance at the scene.
As a matter of routine, the incident has been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) for investigation.