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US News Man in his 40s is shot dead by police after making threats and claiming he had a gun near a petrol station in east London

03:33  10 april  2018
03:33  10 april  2018 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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A man has been shot dead by police in East London in the early hours of this morning. A large cordon was put in place around a petrol station where the shooting took place (Picture: LNP).

An armed man who was seen wandering the streets with a gun has been shot dead by police at a petrol station . Scotland Yard said firearms officers were called at 3.50am to reports of the man in his 40 s claiming to be in possession of a weapon and making threats in Romford, east London .

One image posted on Twitter showed the petrol station concourse this morning where the man was shot dead © Twitter/astrachan54 One image posted on Twitter showed the petrol station concourse this morning where the man was shot dead An armed man has been shot dead by police at a petrol station in Romford, east London.

The Metropolitan Police said firearms officers were called at 3.50am to reports of a man in his 40s making threats with a gun.

When they arrived at the house in Collier Row, the man had left, and was still armed, police said.

  Man in his 40s is shot dead by police after making threats and claiming he had a gun near a petrol station in east London © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited

At 4.45am, the man was then shot dead by officers at the Esso petrol station near Collier Row Road and Lodge Lane.

He was pronounced dead at the scene at 05:17hrs.

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  London bloodbath continues: Girl, 17, becomes capital's 37th murder victim in last two months as she is shot dead 'in gang crossfire' before boy, 16, is gunned down and 17-year-old youth stabbed The girl was found with a gunshot wound at 9.35pm having been shot in Chalgrove Road, Tottenham, and despite emergency services trying for an hour to save her life, she died in the street.The girl, 17, was found with a gunshot wound by police officers at 9.35pm having been shot in Chalgrove Road, Tottenham, and despite emergency services trying desperately for an hour to save her life, she died in the street at 10.43pm.

An armed man who was seen wandering the streets with a gun has been shot dead by police at a petrol station . Scotland Yard said firearms officers were called at 3.50am to reports of the man in his 40 s claiming to be in possession of a weapon and making threats in Romford, east London .

Met said it was called by man making threats and claiming he had a firearm in Romford. Forensics officers could be seen moving a tent into the Esso petrol station on Collier Row Road shortly before 11am.

Road closures remain in place around the scene.

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The Directorate of Professional Standards has been informed. The incident has been referred to the Independent Office for Police Conduct.

One onlooker wrote on Twitter: 'Body in concourse Collier Row petrol station.'

One resident said: 'We are waiting to hear what happened, it's at the top of my road and too close to home.'

Dead woman to 'give evidence' at own murder trial .
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