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Harlesden shooting: Man shot dead with 'high-powered weapon'

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A man has been shot dead in a "shocking" attack in a north-west London street.

Firearms officers were called to Church Street in Harlesden on Wednesday night where the victim, in his 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A police spokesman said it was believed the suspect, who used a "high-powered weapon", left the scene in a vehicle.

No arrests have been made and post-mortem tests will take place in due course.

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Det Insp Andy George said: "This was a shocking murder with multiple shots fired from what is believed to be a high-powered weapon.

"My team are undertaking a number of active enquiries to trace the vehicle involved and its passengers.

"We believe a number of people in the area witnessed what occurred and have yet to come forward."

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