Kingsbury tube station shooting leaves three people injured in North West London – The Sun
THREE people have been shot outside a London tube station tonight amid lawless London’s daily bloodbath.
Several police and emergency vehicles rushed to the scene on Kingsbury High Road, Brent at 9:45pm.
Police and paramedics rushed to the scene of a multiple shooting in Brent, North West London
Reports of several people being gunned down flooded social media and images showed a heavy police and ambulance response.
There were no immediate arrests and roads were closed as officers began their hunt for suspects.
A spokesman for the Metropolitan Police said: “Police and London Ambulance Service were alerted at around 2145hrs on Monday, 20 August, to reports of shots fired in Kingsbury Road, NW9.
“Officers from Brent attended the location along with London Ambulance Service.
Three people were shot near Kingsbury tube station
“They found three people suffering injuries. We await assessment of their condition.
“A crime scene is in place and local roads are closed.
“There has been no arrest at this early stage.”
Kingsbury tube station on the Jubilee line was shut down as officers responded to the multiple shooting.
An update on Transport for London’s website read: “Kingsbury: Closed – Station closed while the police carry out an investigation outside the station.
“London Underground tickets are being accepted on local bus services.”
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The shooting comes amid calls for a crackdown on antique firearms flooding Britain’s streets.
Concerns over unrestricted sales of “obsolete” guns are growing as gangs fashion homemade ammunition to once again make them deadly weapons.
At least 91 homicide investigations have been carried out by police in the capital since the start of this year.
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