Three people are shot outside London Tube station as London’s bloodbath continues – Daily Mail



Three people have been shot outside a London Tube station this evening.

Emergency services rushed to the scene on Kingsbury High Road in Brent at 9.45pm this evening. 

No arrests have been made and a cordon has been put in place around the crime scene.

Emergency services were called to the scene on Kingsbury High Road in north London tonight

A Nike trainer and other items of clothing were scattered on the floor inside the cordon

Plastic cups and items of clothing lay on the street on Kingsbury High Road

Kingsbury Tube station on the Jubilee line was shut down as officers responded to the shooting.

The three victims, whose gender remains unknown, were taken to hospital. 

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.

‘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.’ 

Police confirmed the shooting was not terror related.

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.’

The incident took place outside a desert shop in Kingbury, north London

Police have cordoned off the scene where the shooting took place

Police and ambulance services were dispatched to the scene after the triple shooting

The shooting tonight comes just hours after shots were fired outside a school in west London.

Armed police were dispatched shortly after 4pm today after witnesses reported hearing three gunshots outside the Kennet West Skills Centre.

No students were in the school but building contractors working inside the building at the time of the incident spoke of how they ducked for cover after hearing the gunshots. 

In the earlier incident, a motorbike driver is said to have opened fire on a white Volvo on Kennet Road. 

No arrests were made at the earlier incident and the Metropolitan Police said it was too early to confirm whether the two incidents were related. 

Pictures posted on social media show people gathering near the scene of the shooting

Police officers are at the scene on Kingsbury High Road tonight