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Stratford man named as shooting victim in Bethnal Green

PUBLISHED: 10:37 06 October 2016 | UPDATED: 10:54 06 October 2016

Jordan Bari

Jordan Bari

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A man who died from gunshot injuries has been named as Jordan Bari.

Detectives have launched a murder investigation following the death of Mr Bari, 20, at a block of flats in Florida Street, in Bethnal Green on Monday.

Police and Ambulance crews were called to the scene at about 8.05pm and found the victim suffering from a number of gunshot injuries.

He was pronounced dead shortly after at 8.45pm.

Two men were arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder, but have been bailed pending further enquires to a date to be confirmed.

Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses and information following the murder.

Detective Chief Inspector Chris Jones from the Homicide and Major Crime Command continues. DCI Jones said:“I would appeal to anyone who was in the area around 8pm on Monday evening and saw anything suspicious in the vicinity of Florida Street to come forward and speak to police.

“At this early stage we are still working to establish the reasons why this young man was killed - if you have any information that could help, please contact us.”

Any witnesses or anyone with any information is asked to contact the incident room on 020 8345 3734.


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