Teen fights for life after being shot THREE times at point-blank range outside station – Daily Star
Officers were called to St James Street after an 18-year-old was shot at about 10pm on Tuesday night.
Paramedics rushed the casualty to an east London hospital where he has since been treated for his injuries.
He is in a critical condition.
The incident is the latest in a long line of bloody attacks in the capital this year.
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St James Street station is currently closed due to a police investigation. We’ll be sure to update you in due course.
— London Overground (@LDNOverground) July 31, 2018
The suspect fled the scene shortly after the shooting, according to the Metropolitan Police.
An investigation is now being carried out by police.
St James Street station closed as police carried out enquiries.
A Met Police spokesman told Daily Star Online: “Officers and London Ambulance Service attended and the man, believed to be aged 18, was taken to east London hospital for treatment – condition awaits.
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Officials are seen following the shooting
“The man, believed to be aged 18, was taken to east London hospital for treatment”
Met Police spokesman
“Officers remain on scene.
“No arrests, enquiries ongoing.”
A Transport for London spokesman added “St James Street station is currently closed due to a police investigation. We’ll be sure to update you in due course.”