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Victims of Islington double shooting identified

Police tape outside Strang House
Image caption Both victims were found outside Strang House in Islington

Two men who were shot outside a tower block in north London have been identified by the Metropolitan Police.

Lee Wallace, 25, and Jayson Hassan, 28, were found outside Strang House, Britannia Row, Islington, at early on Tuesday with bullet wounds.

Mr Wallace was pronounced dead at the scene and Mr Hassan died in the early hours of Wednesday in hospital.

Officers believe the pair were standing outside the building when they were approached by two men who opened fire.

The suspects escaped on foot following the attack.

No-one has been arrested over the shooting and detectives have appealed for any witnesses to come forward.

Post-mortem examinations on the victims are due to take place.

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