FLORAL tributes have been left outside a South Shields takeaway where a man was shot dead.
Police have launched a murder investigation after the man was found with a fatal gunshot wound outside the Herbs n Spice Kitchen takeaway.
The community have been left shocked by the incident, which happened just before 10pm last night.
Neighbours say they are “gutted” to have such an incident happening on their doorstep.
Friends of the victim, who has not yet been named, say they are deeply saddened by his death.