wo men have been arrested after a teenager died following a shooting in north London.
Tyler McDermott, 17, died on Friday afternoon after the incident on Norman Road in Tottenham in the early hours of Thursday.
Two 19-year-old men have now been arrested on suspicion of murder on Saturday and remain in custody at a north London police station.
Police had been called to the scene at approximately 4.20am on Thursday and Tyler was found with a life-threatening gunshot injury.
He later died in hospital.
Tyler’s family continue to be supported by specialist officers and a special post-mortem examination is scheduled to take place at Poplar Mortuary on Sunday April 16.
Detective Chief Inspector Neil John said: “These two arrests demonstrate the progress our investigation is making.
“However, there is still significant work to do to identify those involved in Tyler’s murder.
“There were a large number of people in the area at the time of Tyler’s murder and I am reiterating my appeal to anyone who was there, or who has information about this incident, to contact police immediately.”
Detective Chief Superintendent Caroline Haines, head of policing in Haringey, said: “My thoughts are with Tyler’s family following the tragic loss of another young life.
“You will continue to see an enhanced police presence in the area, and I would encourage local residents to speak with my officers if they have any concerns.
“We will be supporting our colleagues as they investigate this murder, and will do whatever we can to find those responsible.
“Tackling violence needs the support of communities, and together we can meet this head on.”
Anyone with information that could assist police is asked to call 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD 883/13Apr.
You can also speak to the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.