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Police appeal for witnesses after man shot ‘a number of times’ in Harrow

Met Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was injured in a shooting outside a tube station in Harrow last night (18 November). 

A statement on the Met Police website said: “Police were called at 18:40hrs on Wednesday, 18 November after reports a man had been shot near Sudbury Hill Underground Station on Greenford Lane.

“Officers attended along with the London Ambulance Service. A 19-year-old man was found with gunshot wounds.

“He was taken to hospital where his injuries are being assessed, but are not thought to be life-threatening.

Forensics at the scene of the shooting. (Credit: David Nathan)

“Officers from the Specialist Crime Command (Trident) are investigating and want to hear from anyone with information about the shooting.

“It’s believed the victim was chased along the street before being shot a number of times.

“At this early stage of the investigation, there have been no arrests.

“Anyone with information is asked to call 101, or tweet @MetCC, quoting reference Cad 5795/18Nov.

Police have appealed to the public for witnesses. (Credit: David Nathan)

“Alternatively, contact the independently charity Crimestoppersanonymously on 0800 555 111.”

The shooting comes just days after a teenager was murdered in Harrow near Northwick Park station. A 16-year-old boy has been charged with murder.

Members of Harrow Online Group have been commenting on the violent crimes. One member said: “I’m really sad that this is happening, seems to be more and more recently. I hope that things improve soon as it’s really scary”.

Another person said: “The sooner the Police acknowledge we are in the midst of a major crime wave the better.”

(Source: Met Police)


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