15 April 2023 12:50 Two arrests in Tottenham murder investigation Detectives investigating the murder of 17-year-old Tyler McDermott in Tottenham have made two arrests.

Detectives investigating the murder of Tyler McDermott in Tottenham have made two arrests.

The two males – [A] aged 19 and [B] aged 19 – were arrested on suspicion of murder on Saturday, 15 April and remain in custody at a north London police station.

Detective Chief Inspector Neil John, from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command, leads the investigation and 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.”

The investigation was launched after police were called at approximately 04:20hrs on Thursday, 13 April to reports of a male injured in Norman Road, N15.

Officers and London Ambulance Service attended and found 17-year-old Tyler suffering from a gunshot injury.

He was taken to hospital for treatment but sadly died on the afternoon of Friday, 14 April.

His family continue to be supported by specialist officers.

A special post-mortem examination is scheduled to take place at Poplar Mortuary on Sunday. 16 April.

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.