Man, 30s, dies after shots fired outside bar in Hackney

A MAN aged in his30s has died after shots were fired outside a bar in busy Hackney.

Police were scrambled to trendy Dalston, East London, just before 1am where they discovered the man seriously injured.

Sadly he couldn't be saved and was declared dead at the scene.

Police have now launched an investigation and are working to identify the victim.

They say a post-mortem will be carried out in due course to establish a cause of death.

A crime scene is in place and there have been no arrests.

His death came hours after a teen was stabbed to death in nearby Romford and another was left injured after a fight broke out.

The Met Police said: "Police were called to reports of shots fired in Gillett Square, Dalston at 0056hrs on Saturday, 8 May.

"Anyone with information or any witnesses are urged to call 101, reference CAD 412/08may.

"To remain anonymous, please contact Crimestoppers."

Dalston is a popular area of Hackney with dozens of bustling bars and restaurants.

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