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Man critical after shooting in Blackhorse Lane

The incident took place on Saturday night

Blackhorse Lane (credit Google)
Blackhorse Lane (credit Google)

Detectives are appealing for information and witnesses following a shooting in Walthamstow.

Police were called at around 10:45pm on Saturday, 17th June, to shots fired in Blackhorse Lane.

Officers attended along with ambulance colleagues. A 22-year-old man was taken to hospital. His condition has been assessed as critical.


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Detectives from specialist crime are investigating, supported by colleagues from the north-east command unit. There have been no arrests.

Anyone with information or footage that may assist the investigation is asked to call 101 quoting CAD 8299/17Jun or to remain anonymous please contact Crimestoppers.

Following the shooting, a Section 60 was authorised to assist officers as they work to keep people in Walthamstow safe.


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