BREAKING: Man shot dead in London

POLICE have launched a murder investigation after a man has been shot dead in south-east London.

Armed police were called to a car park in Hartville Road, Plumstead, at 4.54pm on Friday, and found a male, believed to be in his late teens, with critical injuries.

He died at the scene soon afterwards, and police are working to notify his next of kin.

No arrests have been made, and Scotland Yard said residents can expect an enhanced police presence in the area.

More to follow …