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Man shot dead in Peckham, south London

Two men are being questioned over the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old man in south London.

Officers in Peckham heard a gunshot at about 2130 BST on Monday and found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound a short while later.

An ambulance attended but the man, who was from the area, died at the scene. His next of kin have been informed but his name has not been released.

Two men were arrested near the scene and remain in custody.

A post-mortem examination was due to take place on Tuesday.

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