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Man, 25, killed outside nightclub

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Police have closed off the area around Ministry of Sound

A man has been killed and another injured in a shooting near the Ministry of Sound nightclub in south London.

The 25-year-old man was killed near the venue in Gaunt Street, Southwark, at about 0440 BST, police said.

The man, who has not been identified, was confirmed dead at the scene and a murder inquiry is under way.

A post-mortem examination will take place later. A 29-year-old man who suffered gunshot wounds is in a stable condition in hospital.

Officers are appealing for anyone who may have information about the shootings to call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.



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