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A man who died after being shot in Ilford has been named as detectives continue to appeal for witnesses and information

 

Jason Diallo, 30, from Ilford, was found suffering gunshot injuries after police were called to reports of a shooting in Balfour Road at 22:14hrs on Sunday, 1 November.

Officers and London Ambulance Service attended the scene but despite their efforts, Jason was pronounced dead at the scene.

Next of kin have been informed.

A post mortem examination took place at East Ham Mortuary on Tuesday, 3 November and gave cause of death as a gunshot wound to the head.

A murder investigation is underway led by Detective Chief Inspector Perry Benton of the Met’s Specialist Crime (Homicide) – he said:

“Jason was attacked by the occupants of a car who shot him and left him dying in the street.

“I am appealing to anyone who was in the area and witnessed any part of this incident to get in touch. Were you driving in the vicinity of Balfour Road that night and have dashcam footage? If so, please check it and see if you’ve captured anything that could assist us.

“I would also ask local residents who have CCTV or Ring doorbells to see if they have footage that could help us.

“My message to members of the local community is to come forward and tell my officers anything that could progress this investigation – Jason’s family deserve to know what happened and see those responsible held to account.”

Jason’s family paid tribute to him – they said:

“Jason was a kind, gentle and loving man, who was an amazing husband and a devoted father to his two children who he absolutely adored. We cannot describe how sorely Jason will be missed by all of his family and everyone who knew and loved him.”

BCU Commander Stephen Clayman, from the Met’s East Area Command Unit, said:

“My thoughts are with Jason’s family, especially his children, at this very sad time.

“I do appreciate that an incident like this will, of course, be of concern to the local community. It’s important to know that there is a specialist team who are conducting extensive enquiries into what happened in Balfour Road, and I know that they will be tireless in their efforts to track down those responsible.

“You will continue to see local officers out on patrol to provide reassurance and I encourage anyone who has a concern to speak to them. We will continue to bear down on violence in Redbridge by targeting certain areas with dedicated patrolling, focusing on those we believe are involved in violent crime and by working closely with the council.”

Anyone with information is asked to call the incident room on 0208 345 1570 or tweet @MetCC quoting reference 8011/01Nov.

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