Boy, 17, dies after being shot in street

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A 17-year-old boy has died after he was found with a gunshot wound in a south London street on Saturday, police say.

Police were called to reports of gunshots on Cooks Road, Southwark, at about 18:05 BST.

The teenager was found nearby on Warham Street, where he was treated by paramedics, but was pronounced dead at 18:56 BST.

The boy’s next of kin have been informed and a post-mortem will be held in due course, police said.

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