An 18-year-old shot dead in south London in an apparent gangland attack has been named by sources as Nana Darko-Frempong.

Scene Of Tulse Hill Shooting

Police at the scene of the shooting: Witnesses said four shots were fired

The teenager died at the scene after he was set upon in the grounds of Purser House in Tulse Hill, at around 11pm on Monday night.

He is believed to have lived on the estate for around 10 years.

Detective Chief Inspector Gordon Allison appealed for witnesses to come forward.

He said: "We would urge anyone who may have seen or heard anything between the hours of 9.30pm and 11pm, or seen a suspicious vehicle in the area at the time of this murder, to contact us and assist us in this investigation."

Police search for evidence in Tulse Hill after an apparent gangland shooting

Police have asked any witnesses to the shooting to come forward

Witnesses told police they heard four shots being fired, before a car sped away.

A police spokesman said: "The victim's next of kin have been informed but we are yet to make a formal identification."

Detectives are now trying to establish whether the incident was a gangland hit - it was the third killing in south London in the last fortnight.