Dawood murder: Police ‘still hopeful of finding his killer’ one year after Sunnyside Road shooting

PUBLISHED: 12:00 30 August 2017 | UPDATED: 12:13 30 August 2017

David 'Dawood' Robinson was gunned down in August last year. Picture: Met Police

David 'Dawood' Robinson was gunned down in August last year. Picture: Met Police


Police investigating the murder of David “Dawood” Robinson say they are still hopeful of finding his killer one year on.

No one has yet been charged over the shooting on August 20, 2016, which was believed to have stemmed from a fight in a music Studio in Sunnyside Road, Hornsey Rise.

But Det Sgt Gurj Singh of Scotland Yard’s murder squad said they are still pursuing leads.

“The investigation continues and there are other avenues we are following,” he told the Gazette, though he refused to elaborate when asked for more details.

Dawood, 25, was found dead in the studio at about 9pm and died in hospital in the early hours of the morning.

One person was arrested on suspicion of murder but never charged.

Police believe there were people in the area and have called for witnesses to come forward. Anyone with information can call 101.

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