A MAN said to be an aspiring musician was killed near his home in West London last night.
The 23-year-old, named locally as Fernando Johnson, was attacked as he was getting out of his car in the early hours of the morning.
1A man in his 20s was killed in Acton, West London, last nightCredit: GOOGLEPolice rushed to Rosebank Way, near the A40, in Acton at around 2.15am.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
His cousin told the Evening Standard that Fernando was an aspiring musician.
He said: “It’s a tragedy. We are all devastated.
“He was such a lovely person who will be sadly missed.
“He was doing so well with his music and going places. He was going to be a big name.”
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Scotland Yard said it was too early to tell if he had been stabbed or shot.
A police cordon remains in place as detectives search the area.
A Met Police spokesperson said: “A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a man in Acton.
“Police were called at approximately 2.15am on Thursday, January 26 to reports of a man injured in Rosebank Way, W3.
“Officers and London Ambulance Service attended and found a man, aged in his 20s, suffering a significant injury.
“Despite the best efforts of the emergency services, he died at the scene.
“A crime scene remains in place at the location.
“Work is ongoing to identify and inform next of kin.
“A post-mortem examination will be scheduled in due course.”
No arrests have yet been made.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the force quoting CAD 514/26Jan.
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