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Man, 36, shot dead in east London

29 May 10 16:34 GMT

A 36-year-old man has died and two other people have suffered gunshot wounds in a shooting in east London.

The Metropolitan Police said officers were called to Katherine Road, in Newham, at 0620 BST and the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two men with serious injuries have been taken to hospital.

No arrests have been made. Police said they would not release the name of the dead man until a post-mortem examination had been carried out.

This is due to take place at East Ham mortuary on Sunday.

Operation Trident, which investigates crime within the capital's black community, is dealing with the case.

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