Man in 20s shot in head and killed in broad daylight on main road

A man has been brutally blasted in the head in broad daylight on the streets of lawless London.

The man, aged just in his twenties, was shot in the head in Enfield around 4.30pm yesterday.

Her was rushed to hospital but cops have revealed he died despite desperate attempts to save his life.

One man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. He is also in his 20s.

The shooting took place on a normally busy main road at the height of the coronavirus pandemic.

The suspect is being held in custody and police are investigating what happened.

Pictures from the scene show police set up a cordon outside a pharmacy and bus stop.

A crime scene was still in place late last night on Hertford Road.

Mail Online reports the dead man's next of kin have been told of the harrowing news.

Multiple bus routes had to diverted as the road fully closed.

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A Met Police spokesman told MailOnline: "Police were called to Hertford Road in Enfield at 4.36pm on Thursday, March 19 to a report of a man shot.

"Officers and London Ambulance Service attended to a man, believed to be in his 20s, suffering a head injury. He was taken to hospital where he later died.

"His next of kin have been informed. Officers remain on scene and a crime scene is currently in place.

"A man in his 20s has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and is currently in custody. Enquiries continue."

This horror came just 16 hours after 20-year-old woman has died after a stabbing in East Ham in the blood-drenched capital.

Cops were called to Altmore Avenue/Barking Road at 12.44am on Thursday (March 19) where they found the woman with serious injuries.

Paramedics from London Ambulance Service rushed the woman to hospital but her injuries were to severe to save her.

A crime scene is in place and Barking Road has been closed in both directions between Denmark Arms and East Ham library.

Enquiries are underway to establish her identity and inform next of kin. A murder investigation has been launched.

A post-mortem examination will be held in due course.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to call police on 101 quoting CAD 213/19Mar, Tweet @MetCC or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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