A man who was shot dead in West Kensington has been named as 21-year-old Janayo Lucima. 

A murder investigation continues after the shooting on Comeragh Road on Monday (April 1). No arrests have been made. 

Police were called with reports of a disturbance at around 10.17pm and attending officers found Janayo with a gunshot wound. 

He was treated by medics but died at the scene before 11pm.  

While no formal identification has taken place, the Met Police said they are confident the deceased is Janayo and have informed his next of kin. 

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Janayo Lucima, who is from West KensingtonJanayo Lucima, who is from West Kensington (Image: Met Police)

Detective Chief Inspector Brian Howie, who is leading the investigation, said: “This horrific incident took place at a busy time of the evening when many people in the area would have been going out, coming home from work or an evening out, or may have been driving through Comeragh Road, Barton Road or Palliser Road. I am keen to hear from these people. 

“Detectives remain in the area and I urge anyone with information to speak to officers directly or contact us online or via 101. If you can help please reach out to us. 

“Were you in the area between 9.40pm and 10.30pm? Did you see a group of males on foot or on the bikes? Did you hear any shouting or witness any type of altercation or something that appeared suspicious? Do you have dashcam footage of anything that could assist our investigation? 

“If you can help our investigation or have concerns please do approach officers as they patrol the area. Alternatively, please contact your neighbourhood policing team.” 

Richmond and Twickenham Times: The scene in Comeragh Road, West KensingtonThe scene in Comeragh Road, West Kensington (Image: PA)

A post-mortem examination is scheduled to take place on Wednesday (April 3). 

Anyone who witnessed this incident or has information, but has not yet spoken with police, should call 101 or post on X @MetCC quoting CAD 6709/01Apr. 

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