Man shot dead by police in London

Man shot dead by police in London

An investigation is underway after a man was shot dead by police in East London.

Officers say they were called to reports of a suspct making threats with a weapon in Romford in the early hours of this morning

Firearms officers attended the location and were informed the man had left the address, armed with a firearm.

At approximately 04:45hrs a man - believed to be aged in his 40s - was shot by police in the vicinity of Collier Row Road and Lodge Lane. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 05:17hrs.

The Directorate of Professional Standards has been informed. A mandatory referral has been made to the Independent Office for Police Conduct.

Published: by Radio NewsHub
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