Man chased up to third floor of block of flats and shot in chestA murder inquiry was under way today after a young man was shot dead at a block of flats in south London.
The 25-year-old victim was blasted in the chest on a third-floor walkway on a housing estate in West Norwood at about 4pm yesterday. Medics and bystanders battled to save him but he died at the scene 30 minutes later.
It is the 30th killing and the first fatal shooting in London this year.
Witnesses told how neighbours rushed from their homes on the Hainthorpe estate to try to save the victim as he lay bleeding. One resident said: “My wife was at home with her eight-year-old and was the one who gave him CPR. It is very traumatic for her.” Another added: “He had a bullet wound to the chest and they were trying to put pressure on it to stop the bleeding.”
One report said the man had been chased up to the third floor before being shot. Residents said the area had become more dangerous because of drug dealing and violence. One said: “People all rallied around to help, some were trying CPR, it was very distressing. The area has got worse but for someone to be shot dead is horrific.”
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Very sad:On 1 December 2017, Mark Morris was jailed for life with a minimum term of 21 years for the murder of Emma Day, with a 30-month sentence for possession of the knife to run concurrently.
The Late Emma Day
Sentencing Morris, the Recorder of London, Judge Nicholas Hilliard QC, said 'He (Morris) must know the children are nearby. And having seen the children, he must know that he is leaving them without a mother.'
'You must have been mindful of them (the children) when you did this in a public street because you had only just seen them, although thankfully they did not see their mother’s murder.'
The judge said he was satisfied he did intend to kill Ms Day, referring in a text message to her on the morning of the murder to 'the grand finale'.
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