Kilburn shooting: Man arrested after Mohanna Abdhou killing released

PUBLISHED: 11:06 31 May 2017 | UPDATED: 11:06 31 May 2017

Montana Abdhou was a

Montana Abdhou was a "beautiful and caring soul."


Police continue to appeal for information and witnesses after Mohanna Abdhou was gunned down in Kilburn.

Known as ‘Montana’ to her friends and family, was found suffering gunshot wounds on Malvern Road at 9pm on Friday.

The 20-year-old, who is from Northolt, was pronounced dead at the scene just after 9.30pm.

Police arrested a 21-year-old man in connection with the investigation on the same night. He has since been released “under investigation”.

Montana was with her friends close to a children’s playground near Dickens House when they were approached by two men on bicycles.

Both the men were wearing dark coloured clothing and had their faces covered, Scotland Yard said.

One of the men discharged a firearm towards the group and Montana was shot before they both fled along Malvern Road heading in the direction of Shirland Road.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information is asked to contact the incident room on 020 8358 0300 or via Twitter @MetCC

To give information anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at

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