Police seeking witnesses to fatal Hackney shooting

Images released by the Police.

Police have released a series of images in a renewed appeal to find witnesses to a fatal shooting on 7 July in Hackney.

Detective Chief Inspector Mark Wrigley, said: “We need to urgently speak to the people pictured in images released today as they may well hold significant information in relation to the murder of Grineo Daka.”

27-year-old Grineo Daka was fatally shot at around 3:00 am at the Phoenix Snooker Club on Lea Bridge Road after an altercation between two groups of men.

Fire arms Officers and Police were called to the scene following reports of gunshots. Daka was pronounced dead at the scene and two other men were taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Police have renewed their appeal in order to identify the individuals caught on CCTV on the night of the attack.

“If you are one of the people in these images, or if you recognise them, please come forward as soon as possible. We need the community to support us and help bring those responsible to justice.”

A 29-year-old man was charged with murder, possession of a firearm and grievous bodily harm on 7 July, whilst two men, 33 and 34, and a woman, 27, have been released under investigation.

Wrigley, said: “I would appeal to anyone who was in or near the Phoenix Club to pick up the phone and call police now. Anyone with information about this brutal crime can contact the incident room, where detectives are ready to support you and take your call.”

Specialist Crime Command are working with detectives on the ongoing investigation and anyone with information can report it here:

Contact detectives at the incident room on 020 8345 3715 or via 101. You can also contact police via Twitter @MetCC, please quote Cad 1438/07Jul.

If you do not wish to speak with police, you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or contact them anonymously online at crimestoppers-uk.org.

Additionally, any young people who have information about violence can visit www.fearless.org where they can pass on information anonymously. Fearless is part of the Crimestoppers charity, and is also independent of the police.

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