Three people shot outside Tube station in north London – Metro
Three people were shot outside a Tube station in north London.
Police rushed to Kingsbury High Road in Brent to reports of gunfire at around 9.45pm this evening.
Officers found three people with gunshot wounds, but have so far made no arrests and cordoned off the area.
Three people were found with gunshot wounds (Picture: Twitter/Boycey_Boy)
Police and the emergency services are at the scene in Kingsbury Road (Picture: Twitter/Boycey_Boy)
A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police has now confirmed that all three victims have non-life threatening injuries and are in hospital.
Local borough officers are now investigating the attack alongside Trident detectives from the Met’s specialist gang unit.
Pictures on social media show a heavy police presence in the area as people react to the latest seriously violent attack to hit the capital.
A Scotland Yard spokesperson said: ‘Police and LAS 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.
People are reacting on social media to the latest violent attack to hit London (Picture: Twitter/glreynolds10)
There is a heavy police presence at the scene by Kingsbury station (Picture: Twitter/glreynolds10)
‘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.’
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