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OP Baleviga the murder of Sebastiaan James-Kraan

Police are appealing for information relating to the Murder of Sebastiaan JAMES-KRAAN in Templeman Road W7 at approximately 2am on Sunday 9th June 2024.

Appeal for information regarding the fatal shooting of Sebastiaan JAMES-KRAAN in Templeman Road W7

A murder investigation has been launched in Ealing after a man died in hospital after suffering gunshot injuries.

Police were called at around 02:10hrs on Sunday, 9 June, to a shooting in Templeman Road, W7.


Officers attended along with LAS and found a 20-year-old man with life-threatening gunshot injuries. He was taken to hospital, but sadly died on Wednesday, 12 June.

His next of kin have been informed.

Homicide detectives are now leading the investigation and specialist forensic work has been carried out at the scene.


Detective Chief Inspector Wayne Jolley said: "At this early stage in the investigation, we believe the victim was involved in an altercation with a group of men resulting in the victim being shot once and I would like to speak to any witnesses who heard or saw anything in the Templeman Road area at around 2am on Sunday, 9 June." 


Chief Superintendent Sean Wilson, in charge of policing in the Ealing area, said: "I know that a death caused by gun crime will cause considerable concern in the local community. My thoughts are with the family and friends of the victim and my officers are doing everything to support the murder investigation.”

Contact Information

If you would prefer to speak to a police officer regarding this incident please call 101, quoting Operation Baleviga. CAD 807/09jun24.



Anyone with information, or any witnesses, are asked to call police on 101 or post on X @MetCC, ref 807/09jun.



Alternatively if you wish to remain anonymous, please contact the independent crime fighting charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or