US News Man in his 40s is shot dead by police after making threats and claiming he had a gun near a petrol station in east London

03:33  10 april  2018
03:33  10 april  2018 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

Teenage girl dead and boy hurt in London shootings

  Teenage girl dead and boy hurt in London shootings A 17-year-old girl has died and a 16-year-old boy is fighting for his life after separate shootings in London. The girl was found with gunshot wounds in Tottenham, north London, after emergency crews were called shortly after 9:30pm on Monday.Paramedics battled to save the teenager but she was pronounced dead at the scene in Chalgrove Road at 10.43pm.In another incident, a 16-year-old boy was found with gunshot injuries in Walthamstow, east London.Police and London Ambulance Service were called to reports of gun fire in Markhouse Road at around 10pm.

An armed man has been shot dead by police at a petrol station in Romford, east London . The Metropolitan Police said firearms officers were called at 3.50am to reports of a man in his 40 s making threats with a gun .

Police search house in Romford after shooting man dead who made threats while 'armed with a gun '. Forensic teams are sweeping a house in Romford close to where a man in his 40 s was shot dead by police in a petrol station forecourt.

One image posted on Twitter showed the petrol station concourse this morning where the man was shot dead © Twitter/astrachan54 One image posted on Twitter showed the petrol station concourse this morning where the man was shot dead An armed man has been shot dead by police at a petrol station in Romford, east London.

The Metropolitan Police said firearms officers were called at 3.50am to reports of a man in his 40s making threats with a gun.

When they arrived at the house in Collier Row, the man had left, and was still armed, police said.

  Man in his 40s is shot dead by police after making threats and claiming he had a gun near a petrol station in east London © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited

At 4.45am, the man was then shot dead by officers at the Esso petrol station near Collier Row Road and Lodge Lane.

He was pronounced dead at the scene at 05:17hrs.

London bloodbath continues: Girl, 17, becomes capital's 37th murder victim in last two months as she is shot dead 'in gang crossfire' before boy, 16, is gunned down and 17-year-old youth stabbed

  London bloodbath continues: Girl, 17, becomes capital's 37th murder victim in last two months as she is shot dead 'in gang crossfire' before boy, 16, is gunned down and 17-year-old youth stabbed The girl was found with a gunshot wound at 9.35pm having been shot in Chalgrove Road, Tottenham, and despite emergency services trying for an hour to save her life, she died in the street.The girl, 17, was found with a gunshot wound by police officers at 9.35pm having been shot in Chalgrove Road, Tottenham, and despite emergency services trying desperately for an hour to save her life, she died in the street at 10.43pm.

A gunman shot dead by police had claimed he would be ‘ dead by tonight’ during a row hours earlier, neighbours said last night. James Fox, 43, died after confronting armed officers with a gun outside his home.

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Road closures remain in place around the scene.

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The Directorate of Professional Standards has been informed. The incident has been referred to the Independent Office for Police Conduct.

One onlooker wrote on Twitter: 'Body in concourse Collier Row petrol station.'

One resident said: 'We are waiting to hear what happened, it's at the top of my road and too close to home.'

Dead woman to 'give evidence' at own murder trial .
A judge has ruled that a woman who was doused in petrol and set alight will be heard at her former boyfriend's trial - even though she died last year.  A videotaped testimony from Judy Malinowski will be played during her own murder trial in what Franklin County Judge Guy Reece called an unprecedented case.The Ohio judge said officials had not known a case in which a victim would testify at their own murder trial.The woman lived for two years after her horrific ordeal which left her with severe third and fourth degree burns, covering most of her body.

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