murder probe has been launched after a man was shot in the head in east London.
Police were called to reports of a shooting on Balfour Road, Ilford, at 10pm on Sunday night.
Metropolitan Police officers and London Ambulance Service attended and found a 30-year-old man suffering gunshot injuries to the head. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
His next of kin has been informed but he has not been formally identified.
A post-mortem examination will be held is due course.
There have been no arrests and enquiries continue.
Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting reference 8011/01Nov. Alternatively, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.