An armed killer is on the loose after a man was shot dead.
A murder investigation has been launched after a 38-year-old man was fatally wounded in Uxbridge, west London, shortly before 7pm last night.
Police were called by London Ambulance Service to Vine Lane following reports of a shooting, but the victim was pronounced dead at the scene an hour later.
Police are in the process of informing next of kin. A post-mortem examination will be held in due course.
Metropolitan Police said no arrests had been made and that inquiries are ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police.