Man Shot In Leyton

Police were called at approximately 12:50 Sunday, 11 April to a man suffering gunshot wounds in Seymour Road playing fields off Lea Bridge Road, E10.

The 37 year old man was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

Police believe they know the mans identity but are awaiting formal identification and confirmation that next of kin have been informed.

A post-mortem examination will be held on Monday, 12 April, at Walthamstow mortuary.

Trident officers are investigating and an incident room has opened at West Hendon under DI Steve Horsley.

Anyone with information that may assist the inquiry should call the incident room on 020 8733 4704. To remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Officers retain an open mind as to any motive at this early stage.

There have been no arrests.

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