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Funeral of Harlesden gun murder victim James Owusu-Ajyekum will take place tomorrow

PUBLISHED: 13:14 16 December 2016 | UPDATED: 13:15 16 December 2016

James Owusu-Ajyekum was gunned down on November 3

James Owusu-Ajyekum was gunned down on November 3

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The funeral of a man who was gunned down on his doorstep in Harlesden will take place tomorrow.

Flowers and candles left outside his home on Tynesdale RoadFlowers and candles left outside his home on Tynesdale Road

James Owusu-Ajyekum was shot several times outside the home he shares with his parents in Tynsdale Road on the Church Road Estate, on November 3 at around 10.45pm.

The 22-year-old, who was an only child and worked for a shipping company in Wembley, was a respected member of the community who was not affiliated with any gangs.

Hundreds of mourners are expected to attend the church service which will be followed by his burial.

To date no one has been arrested and £10,000 reward is being offered by independent charity Crimestoppers for information leading to the conviction of his killer.

Detective Chief Inspector Nicola Wall, who is leading the murder hunt, is appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.

She said: “There may have been pedestrians or motorists in the area passing through at the time of the shooting or witnesses who hold a valuable piece of information. I would urge them to come forward as soon as possible.”

Anyone who witnessed the shooting or has information can call the incident room on 020 8785 8244 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Related link: £10,000 reward is offered to find killer who shot James Owusu-Ajyekum in Harlesden


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