Two men stopped in Margate arrested on suspicion of London murder

Two men have been arrested in Kent on suspicion of murder after a fatal shooting in London.

Detectives investigating the suspected killing of a 23-year-old have made eight arrests across the south east – including two suspects who were apprehended in Margate.

Camilo Palacio. Picture: Metropolitan Police

A murder investigation was launched after police were called at about 9.30pm on Sunday, July 24, to reports of a shooting in High Road, Haringey.

Officers rushed to the scene, and found 23-year-old Camilo Palacio with a gunshot wound.

First aid was provided by police until paramedics arrived but Camilo, who was from Enfield, was sadly pronounced dead at the scene at about 10pm.

A post-mortem found he died as a result of a gunshot wound to the chest.

Yesterday, officers from Kent Police stopped a car in Margate on behalf of the Met.

Dalby Square in Margate. Picture: Google MapsDalby Square in Margate. Picture: Google Maps

Two men – aged 30 and 24 – were arrested on suspicion of murder, and a 17-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.

All three remain in custody at a police station in Kent and will be transferred to London in due course.

One eyewitness reported seeing “armed police everywhere in Dalby Square”, last night.

It came after Met officers stopped a car in the Harlesden area of north west London yesterday where two men – aged 27 and 64 – were also arrested on suspicion of murder.

A 25-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.

Officers also executed a warrant at a residential address in the N8 area of London, and arrested a 16-year-old boy on suspicion of murder.

All four remain in custody at a north London police station.

Today, an 18-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder at City Airport.

He has been taken to a police station where he remains in custody.

Anyone with information is asked to call the incident room on 020 8358 0400, call 101 or Tweet @MetCC quoting 7238/24Jul.

To remain 100 per cent anonymous, call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit

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