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Teenager shot dead in Greenwich named as detectives continue appeal for information

News   •   Oct 25, 2018 20:03 BST

Image: Ethan Nedd-Bruce

Detectives investigating the murder of a teenager who was shot dead in Greenwich have named the victim.

The victim is 18-year-old Ethan Nedd-Bruce, of Charlton. Formal identification took place on Wednesday, 24 October.

Police were called on Monday, 22 October at 21:25hrs to a report of a disturbance in Armitage Road, SE10.

Officers attended and found a man suffering from a stab injury outside Collins House. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 22:03 hours.

His next of kin have been informed.

Ethan appeared to have been stabbed, but a post-mortem held at Greenwich Public Mortuary on Wednesday, 24 October gave the cause of death to be a gun-shot wound.

There have been no arrests. Detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command, led by DCI Richard Leonard, are continuing to appeal for information and witnesses.

DCI Leonard said: "Ethan was a young man who has been killed in very violent circumstances, leaving his family utterly bereft.

"We are still trying to piece together what happened that evening, and would urge anyone with information to contact as soon as possible. We are grateful for the community's assistance so far.

"Several people reported seeing Ethan getting into an altercation with a number of males, in which he sustained his injuries.

"Two men made off from the scene on a motorbike - a rider and a pillion passenger. I need anyone who may have information that could assist us to make contact as quickly as possible.

"We cannot and will not abide by the use of firearms on London's streets, and it is important that we identify the people involved in this murder."

Anyone with information should contact the incident room on 0208 721 4622, or call police on 101 quoting CAD 7560/22 October.

Alternatively tweet @MetCC or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.