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Streatham shooting: Man dies after police shoot him during chase


MOBO nominated rapper as well as soon- dad-to-be was shot dead dead police after car chase in in south London, which, according to a witness, ended when the victim tried to drive his vehicle at the officers.

Chris Kaba, in he is 20 years old, devastated friends called him a victim of armed police shooting in Streatham.

drill artist, who counts in he is 20 years old, was shot in Kirsktall Gardens in Streatham Hill just before 10:00 pm on Monday after “tactical contact” to stop his suspect vehicle.

He received medical attention on the spot and was taken to hospital by a London ambulance, but died early. on Tuesday from the shot injury stable in Incident.

five cops vehicles and a Met helicopter are believed to have been involved in the pursuit of male black Audi.

Scotland Yard declined to confirm these details or give Other information, saying only that the man is “suspected” vehicle was pursued by “firearms specialists” before the shooting occurred and is now being investigated by an independent office for Police behavior.

Chris Kaba was shot dead

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But the witness said he saw the man try drive his Audi to the police after him vehicle was packed in three police cars in trying to stop and arrest his.

“BUT car driven onto our road, and a police helicopter hovered overhead. There was a clang when two of in vehicles crashed into each other. One was the police car and others of chased guy.

“The armed police jumped out and yelled at the man ‘get out of in car’. There were at least a dozen times”.

Forensic expert at the scene in Kirkstall Gardens

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He added: “Dude in in car there were many of opportunity to stop, but he refused. Then he started to drive forward to the police car and crashed into him, then rolled over, he just would not stop vehicle. I have heard one fired.

“From what I could see he could kill one of officers with his car. I don’t understand why he didn’t stop.

“He tried to ram way out and could easily kill a policeman. He was using his car like a weapon.”

Another resident, 35, said: “I saw cars drive fast on our way. A helicopter hovered overhead. Then I heard a bang, there were armed cops everywhere.

“People seemed to be doing cardiopulmonary resuscitation [cardiopulmonary resuscitation] someone on Earth. There were blue lights everywhere, it was terrible.”

Scene in Streatham Hill

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Helen Smith, minister at St. Stephen’s Church in Lambeth, life on in street where the shooting took place and said: “I saw flashing blue lights and found out the man was shot dead. I am deeply distressed. I pray for him and him family”.

In a statement, the Met said the shooting occurred at 9:51 p.m. after firearms specialists pursued the suspect. vehicle,

” vehicle was stopped after tactical contact in Kirkstall Gardens, Streatham Hill. The police used firearms,” the statement said. added.

“A citizen of suspect vehicle – male, presumably elderly in he is 20 years old, got a gunshot wound injury.

“London Ambulance Service and London Ambulance requested. Officers in charge first help to them arrival and the man was taken to the hospital, where he died at 00:16.

The Met said the man next of relatives were informed and that “cordons and road closures” were in place around the stage of shooting.

Independent office for The police said they announced an independent investigation and sent investigators to the scene.

watchdog said in statement: “Our thoughts and sympathies with all of those affected by this horrific incident.

“Our investigation remains in the earliest stages.

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