A person has died after an incident sharp armed police in west London.
Officers had been responding to reports of a person with a firearm coming into a bank and bookmakers in Kensington earlier than stopping a car at about 15: 20 GMT, the Metropolitan Police acknowledged.
An eyewitness urged the BBC they observed police capturing at a murky Mercedes.
The force acknowledged footage had been fired and a person sustained gunshot wounds and died on the scene. It acknowledged the incident was once no longer being handled as terrorism.
There was once “no threat to the general public”, it acknowledged.
Alexis, who didn’t are looking out to give his surname, urged the BBC he observed police with assault rifles encompass a murky van and shoot at it.
He acknowledged: “They shouted ‘police’.
“After which they shot twice on the [Mercedes].
“There had been two footage in rapidly succession.”
He acknowledged he had been disquieted the van “could explode” so he ran away from the scene and it was once then he heard a third shot.
Police acknowledged a person was once viewed coming into a bank and bookmakers in an predicament near Marloes Avenue, Kensington, at about 15: 05.
He was once then viewed coming into right into a car and leaving the predicament.
The force acknowledged the automobile was once stopped by armed officers about 15 minutes in a while the junction of Kensington Avenue and Palace Gate, earlier than footage had been fired.
London Ambulance Provider and London Air Ambulance had been known as to the scene, however the shot man was once pronounced unimaginative at 16: 08.
Police acknowledged officers had been looking out to ascertain the person’s identity and to repeat his next of family.
The capturing has been referred to the Just Place of work for Police Behavior (IOPC) which confirmed an investigation had begun.
A spokesperson acknowledged: “After being notified of the incident by the Met Police Provider, we despatched investigators to the scene and the publish-incident plot to originate gathering proof.
“Our tips are with any individual affected.”
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