Erith murder: Two men arrested after fatal shooting

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Kai McGinley, 24, was shot dead on Pembroke Road in Erith on February 9.

Two men have been arrested following a fatal shooting in south-east London.

Police were called at approximately 8:50 pm on Thursday, February 9 to reports of shots fired on Pembroke Road in Erith.

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Officers and London Ambulance Service attended and found 24-year-old Kai McGinley suffering with a gunshot injury.

Despite the best efforts of emergency services to save him, Kai died at the scene.

Kai McGinley was shot dead on Pembroke Road in Erith on February 9. Credit: Met PoliceKai McGinley was shot dead on Pembroke Road in Erith on February 9. Credit: Met Police
Kai McGinley was shot dead on Pembroke Road in Erith on February 9. Credit: Met Police | Credit: Met Police

Kai’s next of kin have been notified and they continue to be supported by specialist officers.

The two men – aged 20 and 18 – were arrested late on Tuesday March 7 on suspicion of murder. They remain in custody.

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Anyone with information that could assist police should call 101 or Tweet @MetCC quoting reference 7135/09Feb.

To remain 100% anonymous call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit Crimestoppers-uk.org.