Man, 28, dies in triple shooting after being gunned down at park party | The Sun

A MAN was killed in a triple shooting after being gunned down at a late night park party in East London.

Multiple gunshots were fired in Walthamstow last night, with two people injured and a 28-year-old man dead.

At around 12.35am, police were called to reports of shots fired near Cheney Park on Durban Road.

Cops were told there had been a large party at the location and attended along with ambulance colleagues.

Two men attended a nearby hospital with gunshot wounds, where the 28-year-old died a short time later according to the Met Police.

Another man in his 30s, was discharged from hospital having suffered stab injuries.

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He has been arrested in connection with the incident and taken into custody at a London police station.

The man who died has had his family informed and they will be supported by specialist officers.

Specialist detectives have launched a murder investigation with police cordons put in place.

Cops have warned there will be local vehicle and pedestrian disruption over the next few days.

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DCI Kelly Allen of Specialist Crimewho is leading the investigation said: “My heart goes out to the family of the man who has lost his life in this reckless act of violence. I can assure them of my total dedication, and that of my team, to ensuring that they get justice.

“I believe there were 50 to 100 people gathered in and around Cheney Row Park at the time of the shooting with music playing.

"I urgently need to speak with everyone who was at that event – even if you do not believe you saw anything significant, you need to come forward.

“There will have been footage and images captured at the event, and we need to see these. Please ensure that all such material is saved – we will provide a link for it to be uploaded shortly.

“To anyone considering whether or not to come forward to police, I ask you to put yourself in the position of the victim’s grieving mother and father this morning. They deserve answers.

“And whoever took a gun to a gathering like this does not deserve your protection, nor do they deserve to be free to inflict further harm on others. Please do the right thing and make contact today.”

MP Stella Creasy first announced the "very sad" news in a tweet and said there had been a murder overnight in the area.

Her Tweet read: "Walthamstow I have some very sad news to report. Overnight there has been a murder in our community.

"I'm sharing the police update on this and would ask that you don't speculate on this matter out of respect to this man's family.

"If you were at this event or have information about what happened I urge you come forward to help identify those responsible."

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If anyone has any information, they should call police on 101 or 999 and quote ref CAD 267/24JUL.

It comes as cops launched a murder probe after a man in his 50s was stabbed to death in an Ealing pub last night.

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