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Victim of Tube station shooting named

Leon Maxwell died at the scene in north-west London on May 1.

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Police activity by a cordon in Queensbury, north-west London, near where Leon Maxwell was shot dead (Victoria Jones/PA)

Police activity by a cordon in Queensbury, north-west London, near where Leon Maxwell was shot dead (Victoria Jones/PA)

Police activity by a cordon in Queensbury, north-west London, near where Leon Maxwell was shot dead (Victoria Jones/PA)

A man who was shot dead in north-west London has been named.

Leon Maxwell, 38, died of a gunshot wound outside Queensbury Tube station on Tuesday May 1.

Police had been called to the scene in Cumberland Road at about 9pm following reports of a shooting.

Mr Maxwell, from Watford, Hertfordshire, died at the scene almost an hour later.

Officers are working to establish if there are any links between Mr Maxwell and a man who attended a north London hospital the same night with a gunshot injury.

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Police at the scene outside Queensbury Tube station (@keval_91/PA)

Police at the scene outside Queensbury Tube station (@keval_91/PA)

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Police at the scene outside Queensbury Tube station (@keval_91/PA)

The 26-year-old remains in a stable condition.

Scotland Yard launched a murder investigation following the fatal shooting. No arrests have been made.

Anyone with any information should call the incident room on 020 8785 8244 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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