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Man arrested after ‘shots fired’ on Walthamstow street

Police were called to Fyfield Road in the early hours of this morning

Fyfield Road in Walthamstow, Credit: Google Streetview

A man is in police custody after gunshots were allegedly fired on a Walthamstow street in the early hours of this morning.

In a statement to the Echo, the Metropolitan Police said that they were called to reports of shots fired at Fyfield Road, at 2.14am this morning (9th February).

The Met said officers “responded immediately” and found a man who they arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm. The man, in his 30s, remains in police custody. No injuries have been reported, the police force added.

In a tweet, the local Metropolitan Police force said that “a visible police presence will remain in the vicinity to reassure the local community”.


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Witnesses are asked to call 101 and quote the reference number 517/09FEB24.


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