A child and three adults were injured in a shooting incident that occured in Brent, in north-west London on Wednesday, according to a Metropolitan Police statement. All four victims were taken to hospital, without any details on their condition.
Police were called at 21:45 p.m. local time to "shots fired" in Energen Close, Harlesden. An investigation has been launched on the incident.
Appeal for info after 4 people (inc a young child) shot in #NW10. We await condition updates. A Section 60 order's in place for #Brent. In #Harlesden there'll be additional police patrols. Pls support officers as they work overnight to protect local people https://t.co/HYtqhXgP3s— Brent MPS | North West BCU (@MPSBrent) June 3, 2020
No arrests were made on site, and the circumstances are still being established. A Section 60 order, which gives police the right to search for people within a defined area, has been put in place for the borough of Brent until 7 a.m. local time, Thursday. Additional police patrols will be working in the area overnight.
Video and photos allegedly made on the crime scene have been shared in social media.
#Harlesden— London 999 Feed (@999London) June 3, 2020
The ages of the four victims have not yet been disclosed by police.
So far no arrests have been made.
A Section 60 stop and search power has been authorised for the entire borough of Brent until tomorrow morning.
A crime scene remains. pic.twitter.com/3GMMqzT9o3
Metropolitan Police have issued an appeal for information to witnesses or anyone with information about the incident, urging that they call 101 and quote the reference '8326/03june'.