Man and woman arrested after 32-year-old is shot dead in town centre


Two people were being questioned on suspicion of murder today after a man was gunned down in a town centre.

The pair – a woman aged 24 and a man, 25 – were taken into custody in the early hours following the killing in Dartford, Kent.

Police said they were known to the victim who was named locally as 32 year-old Kevin McKinley.

His mother laid flowers at the scene in Overy Street in tribute to her “baby boy”.

Emergency services raced to the scene around 8pm on Tuesday and found the man with a gunshot wound.

He had gone into cardiac arrest was rushed to Darent Valley Hospital where he died of his injuries.

Police Chief Superintendent Neil Jerome, said: “I’d like to reassure the people of Dartford that we are not treating this as a random incident, and those we have arrested were known to the victim.

“The two people remain in custody for questioning.”


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