05/08/2017 London News


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There's more throughout the evening on the BBC News Channel,

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Now on BBC One, its time for the news where you are.

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Good evening and welcome to the programme, I'm

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A man has died after being shot in the chest outside

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Police have launched a murder investigation and are hunting

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the driver of a blue Ford Fiesta following

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It was on this garage forecourt the shooting happened, 34-year-old man

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was with a friend a blue Ford Fiesta pulled up alongside and the occupant

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fired from within the card. I thought it was fireworks, but it

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sounded a bit weird because it went on for quite awhile. Many residents

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were alarmed by what they had heard and rushed to help. A couple of

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bangs, did not know what it was, heard grooming for help. The guy

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phoned an ambulance, someone else had 999 on the phone and I basically

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performed, when he lost consciousness I performed CPR for

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the next 15 minutes until the ambulance arrived. The road remained

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cordoned off while forensic teams carried out an investigation. Police

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have been speaking to eyewitnesses and say they have laid on extra

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patrols to reassure local residents. Police believe this was not a random

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attack. The information we have is that they are known or believe they

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are known to each other and those members of the public who came to

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the aid of the victim again, it is distressing for them, grateful for

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their support and if they need additional support we will provide

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that. Police are asking for a mobile phone or- camp footage taken around

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the time of the incident. Work at Waterloo Station,

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which will see half its platforms Train companies have warned

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of significant delays during the upgrade work

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which will mean ten out of 19 platforms will be out

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of action for three weeks. It's not great considering they make

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you pay for your tickets. It's crazy, already within one day, it's

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a nightmare. They are running a delay, it's a mess. It's been well

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publicised but there is a problem and it coincides with the world

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athletics which is a shame, hope it doesn't affect people trying to get

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there. A football club formed

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after the London riots to try and stop teenagers joining gangs has

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won it's first game in the FA Cup. Croydon side AC London was set up

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by 16-year-old Prince Choudry. Today's match against

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Crawley Down Gatwick ended 3-2. Tolu Adeoye caught up

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with the team before kick off. AC London, Croydon football club

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born out of the London riots and today a proud moment as they debuted

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in the FA Cup. I love football, it's my passion. It was the dream of

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trainee solicitor Acie Choudary, he felt he had to act to provide

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something positive for teams in the area and turn them away from crying.

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I was going down to the park, I saw people hanging around, I went down

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there and got a football from one of the kids and said OK, who wants to

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play? Give 50p and next thing everyone like the London riots their

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friends were doing it so they started doing it, and that was the

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same with football and it built from there. Since then AC London has

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grown rapidly, the corn scored made up of 60 nationalities including

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player from Venezuela, Brazil, Cameroon, Bulgaria and Finland. One

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says joining the site has changed his outlook. I have had a

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troublesome past myself and it's given me something else to do and

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improve the lot of things about me and that. Prince Choudary is now one

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of the youngest managers to take a team to the FA Cup but before the

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game he said victory was in the most important thing. I told the boys to

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joy the occasion, because they will never play in the FA Cup again, they

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can tell the children are grandchildren. It's about enjoying

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the atmosphere. But still it's always nice to get a win. And having

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beaten Crawley 3-2 they are now looking to the next round.

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Congratulations to them. The weather now and after a clear,

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cool night we should It will stay dry and warm

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too with sunny spells, light winds and a top temperature

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of 22 degrees. That's all from BBC London

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this evening but I'll be It's been an improving picture this

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afternoon with the showers and thunderstorms fading away and they

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are going to continue to clear away, most places overnight will turn

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drier, clear skies, light winds, showers across western coastal areas

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but high-pressure settling things down but what that will do is bring

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