Published: 13:03, 12 July 2020
| Updated: 14:38, 12 July 2020
A major murder investigation has been launched after a man in his 30s collapsed and died from gunshot wounds.
Police and emergency services were called at around 2.20am this morning to the incident in Penge, near Bromley.
The victim, who collapsed in Croydon Road, near the junction with Tremaine Road, was pronounced dead at the scene.
His identify has not yet been confirmed.
A spokesperson for the Met Police said: "Detectives from specialist crime are investigating and, while they await the results of the post-mortem examination, they believe the man died from gunshot injuries.
"A crime scene remains in place in Croydon Road and a full forensic examination is ongoing."
Police are now appealing for information and witnesses to the murder.
No-one has yet been arrested in connection with the death.
Anyone with information that might assist police is asked to call 101 quoting CAD 1402/12jul.
To remain anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers.
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