Case: Teenager shot dead in Walthamstow: Guled Farah
Victim
Name:
Unidentified
Gender:
Male
Date:
2018-09-22
Nationality:
British
Weapon:
Gun
Killer
Case unsolved
Status: Unsolved
Categories: Teenage Victim
Case synopsis:

Guled Farah, 19, died after a drive-by shooting in Walthamstow on 22 September 2018.

He was driven to hospital by his friends after he was shot at from a car in Vallentin Road shortly after 11pm.

Mr Farah, from Newham, was pronounced dead at 11.38pm. A postmortem gave the cause of death as gunshot wound to the chest.

A 23-year-old man was arrested on 23 September on suspicion of murder before being released under investigation.

DCI Paul Healy said: "This was a shocking attack on a young man on a busy Saturday night. Were you in the area, did you see anything suspicious? We are keen to hear from anyone who was in the proximity of Shernhall Street, Wood Street, Upper Walthamstow Road or Vallentin Road between 10pm and 11.30pm.

"The perpetrators need to be found and the firearm taken off the streets. If you have footage related to the incident, including dash-cam footage, we need to hear from you. Equally if you were a witness and are yet to come forward, I would urge you to get in touch."

Any witnesses or anyone with information should call the police incident room on 0208 358 0400. To remain anonymous contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via https://crimestoppers-uk.org/. You can also tweet police via @MetCC

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