Wood Green shooting: Man in 20s dies and two others injured in north London gun attack

Police were called shortly after 10.30pm on Tuesday to the scene in Wood Green, north London, where a man in his 20s tragically died and two others have been injured

A man died at the scene of the shooting shortly after 10.30pm on Tuesday

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A man in his 20s has died and two others were injured in a shooting in North London.

It happened shortly after 10.30pm last night in Green Lanes, Wood Green, the Met said in a statement.

No arrests have been made.

Armed police were dispatched along with paramedics to the scene, where a man in his early 20s was pronounced dead.

Another man, aged 24, took himself to hospital where he said he had suffered gunshot wounds in the same incident.

Police were called to an address in Edmonton, where a man said he had been shot.

The shooting happened in Green Lanes, Wood Green, last night



The Met said: “Police were called at 22:31hrs on Tuesday, 21 September to reports of a man shot on Green Lanes, close to the junction with West Green Road, N8.

“Officers, including firearms officers, attended with the London Ambulance Service (LAS) and the London Air Ambulance.

“Despite their efforts, the man – believed to be aged in his early 20s [Victim 1] – was pronounced dead at the scene at 22:56hrs.

“Officers are in the process of contacting his next of kin. Formal identification has not taken place.

“A post-mortem examination will take place in due course.”

A forensics officer at the scene of the killing last night in London



The statement continued that two other men suffered what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries.

It said: “Police were called again shortly before 23:00hrs to a north London hospital after a 24-year-old man [Victim 2] self-presented with gunshot injuries. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

“Police subsequently received a call to a residential address in the Edmonton area after a man, aged in his 20s [Victim 3], reported that he had been shot whilst in the Green Lanes area.

“Officers and the LAS attended; the man was taken to an east London hospital for treatment. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

“At this early stage, it is believed that Victim 3 was shot as he was riding past the earlier shooting.

“Detectives from the Specialist Crime Command have been informed. A number of crime scene are in place.

“There have been no arrests and enquiries continue. Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting reference 8093/21SEP.”


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