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Queensbury murder victim named

News   •   May 12, 2018 07:00 BST

Detectives investigating the fatal shooting of a man on Tuesday, 1 May in Queensbury have named the victim.

He has been named as Leon Maxwell, 38 (06.02.80) from Watford.

Officers were initially called to Cumberland Road, HA8 near to Queensbury tube station at 21:02hrs on that day following reports of a shooting.

Armed police and London Ambulance Service (LAS) attended and found Leon suffering from a critical gun shot injury. He died at the scene at 21:58hrs.

Formal identification has now been completed, and a post-mortem examination found the cause of death was a gunshot wound.

A 26-year-old man also attended a north London hospital on the same night at 21:08hrs, with a gun shot injury. He remains in hospital in a stable condition. Enquiries continue to establish any links between the two men.

Crime scenes were put in place in Cumberland Road, HA8 and in Essoldo Way, HA8 where the attacks are believed to have taken place.

Forensic analysis including ballistic examination was conducted, and CCTV footage in the area has been obtained for review.

The murder investigation is being led by Detective Chief Inspector Nicola Wall of the Homicide and Major Crime Command.

No arrests have been made, and enquiries continue.

Any witnesses, or anyone with information that may assist the investigation, should call the incident room on 020 8785 8244.

You can also give information anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Information can also be given anonymously online: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/give-information-online

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