Police were called at 4.26pm on Tuesday, 8 June to reports of shots fired in Hornsey Rise Gardens, N19. Officers attended along with London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance.
They found 19-year-old Taylor Cox from Barnet suffering gunshot injuries. He was taken to hospital where he was later pronounced dead. A post-mortem examination gave cause of death as a gunshot wound to the head.
The Met’s murder investigation is being led by detectives from Specialist Crime (Homicide)
On Saturday, 12 June, a 19-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder. He has been taken to a London police station where he remains in custody.
Enquiries continue. Anyone with information is asked to call 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting Op TREWEN and CAD 5570/08JUN21.
Alternatively, to remain 100% anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit crimestoppers-uk.org.
Another 19-year-old man appeared at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court on 10 June charged with possession of an offensive weapon. This is not linked to the murder.