A female aged 20 has been killed in Kilburn
Police rushed to the scene in Malvern Road, Brent, north-west London after the brutal killing.
According to emerging reports the woman was standing with a group of other people, at 9pm on Friday night, when they were "approached by a number of suspects possibly on pedal cycles”.
Police and paramedics rushed to the scene but the woman died of her injuries after shooting
A firearm was discharged towards the group and the victim was shot
The Metropolitan Police said: "A firearm was discharged towards the group and the victim was shot.
"The suspects made off from the scene."
The 20-year-old was shot in the road and later pronounced dead.
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In recent weeks more than a dozen people have been knifed to death in the capital.
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Labour parliamentary candidate Tulip Siddiq tweeted: “Horrified to hear of fatal shooting this evening in Kilburn – thoughts are with victim & family.”
Councillor Tom Miller wrote: "Terrible fatal shooting in South Kilburn this evening and a cordon now up. Thoughts with family and friends of the victim."
The victim's family have been notified and a post-mortem examination is due to take place on Saturday, police said.
Kilburn shooting: Woman, 22, dead after being shot in Malvern Road, Brent
Anyone with information can call the police on 020 8358 0300 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.