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Enfield: London Police Launched Investigation After Man Died Of Gun Shot

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London Metropolitan police have launched an investigation into the death of a man in Field.

London Metropolitan police have launched an investigation into the death of a man in Enfield.

Murder investigation launched after man shot in Enfield two years ago dies in hospital
Murder investigation launched after man shot in Enfield two years ago dies in hospital

Boluwatife Oyewunmi, 22, was shot 2 years ago and died on Thursday, 11 July.

He spent two years in critical condition after he was shot on 5 April 2017.

Police were called to the venue of the incident at about 21:45hrs on Wednesday, 5 April 2017 in Lincoln Road, near to the Travelodge Hotel in Enfield.

Boluwatife was taken to the hospital in a critical condition after the Police Officers and the London Ambulance Service attended the location.

He died of cardiac arrest, pneumonia and brain injury reportedly caused by the gunshot wound.

The case has been transferred to the Homicide department from the Specialist Crime Command.

His next of kin are being supported by specialist officers.

Detectives are appealing to the public to come forward and assist the police with information that could lead to the arrest of the culprits.

Detective Chief Inspector Paul Considine, said: “Two years is a long time. This has clearly been a very difficult period for Boluwatife’s family. Loyalties between those behind this shooting may have changed. Do you have information about those responsible?

“The investigation has been open since the incident occurred and we continue to appeal to anyone with information to come forward and speak to us. The incident occurred near a Travelodge hotel in Enfield. Were you staying there? Did you hear or see anything that could be of use to the investigation?”

The police said three men were previously arrested and later released and will face no further action, meanwhile, five men who were arrested in 2017 remain under investigation in connection with the incident.

Note: Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information, is asked to contact the Incident Room on 020 8345 3865 or via Twitter @MetCC CAD 9426 of 5 April 2017.

To give information anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111

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