Teenager killed in south London shooting named

Map showing Battersea

A teenager has died in a shooting in south London, police said.

Officers were called at 19:51 BST on Wednesday after reports of an injured man in Coppock Close in Battersea.

Paramedics from the London Ambulance Service treated Kyle McDonald, 19, from Fulham, west London, but he was later pronounced dead.

Police have launched a murder investigation and are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Mr McDonald's next of kin have been informed.

Detective Chief Inspector Matt Bonner, of the Homicide and Major Crime Command, said: "I am keen to establish if there was anyone in the area who saw or heard anything suspicious yesterday evening."

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