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Man shot dead in ‘gangland-style’ execution

Genson Courtney, 23, was shot on Sunday night (June 3)

A MAN was fatally shot in the head in gangland-style execution last night.

Genson Courtney, 23, was found in a black Volkswagen Golf suffering from gunshot wounds to his head and shoulder in Greenwich, south London at 10.50pm yesterday evening.

He was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead in the early hours of this morning (July 4).

DCI Gower, of Trident - who are leading the investigation - said: "At this early stage it is believed a male suspect may have ran from the scene in the direction of Christchurch Way, SE10 shortly after the shooting.

"I am appealing to anyone who may have seen or heard anything suspicious to contact the police.

"I would like to reassure anyone concerned about contacting the police that Trident has great expertise in protecting witnesses and there are a huge variety of measures that can be put in place to protect you."

Anyone with any information should call the incident room on 020 8733
4211 or if you wish to remain anonymous please call Crimestoppers on
0800 555 111.

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