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Police launch murder hunt after shooting victim took two years to die

Police assume the shooting may have been a case of mistaken identification (Picture: Twitter / MPSOnTheAvenue).

Police have launched a stunning picture of a person who died greater than two years after being shot within the head.

Boluwatife Oyewunmi, 22, was shot outdoors a Travelodge close to his dwelling in Enfield on April 5, 2017 at round 9.45pm.

He died earlier this yr on July 11 following a coronary heart assault, pneumonia and a mind damage attributable to the gunshot wound.

Police are actually interesting for data relating to his killing and investigators have launched a murder inquiry following Mr Oyewunmi dying.

Police stated that that up to now they’ve been unable to discover any cause for why Bolu was focused.

One line of enquiry is that this was a case of mistaken identification.

Boluwatife Oyewunmi, Enfield - This morning, DS Ian Valentine appeared on #CrimewatchRoadshowLive and shared this image of Bolu in hospital. It appears that this was a targeted attack but police can find no reason as to why Bolu was targeted. One line of enquiry is that this is a case of mistaken identity.
He spent over two years in a hospital mattress (Picture: Twitter / MPSOnTheAvenue)

Detective Chief Inspector Paul Considine stated: ‘Two years is a long time and this has clearly been a very difficult period for Boluwatife’s household.

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‘Loyalties between these behind this shooting might have modified. Do you’ve details about these accountable?

‘The investigation has been open because the incident occurred and we proceed to attraction to anybody with data to come ahead and converse to us.

‘The shooting took place near a Travelodge hotel in Enfield. Were you staying there? Did you hear or see anything that could be of use to the investigation?’

Boluwatife Oyewunmi, Enfield - This morning, DS Ian Valentine appeared on #CrimewatchRoadshowLive and shared this image of Bolu in hospital. It appears that this was a targeted attack but police can find no reason as to why Bolu was targeted. One line of enquiry is that this is a case of mistaken identity.
Oyewunmi was simply 22 when he died (Picture: Twitter / MPSOnTheAvenue)

Five males arrested in 2017 in reference to the incident stay beneath investigation.

Three different males who have been arrested have been launched and can face no additional motion.

Anyone with data relating to the incident is requested to get involved with the police.

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