London emergency: Person hospitalized as police rush to ‘shoot’ – order to avoid area | UK

London emergency: Person hospitalized as police rush to ‘shoot’ – order to avoid area | UK

The incident happened around 2 p.m. this afternoon on Dudden Hill Lane and neighboring Cooper Road in Willesden Green, west London. Police and ambulance teams attended the scene.

A witness told MyLondon that he heard a loud detonation thinking it was a fireworks display before leaving their homes to hear it was a shooting.
He said police and air ambulance teams landed on the grounds of nearby College Of North West London.

They added to the post: “I heard it. Two shots.

“I knew it was a gun. I’ve heard of guns before. “

A cordon has been established across Dudden Hill Lane and onto Cooper Road by the Metropolitan Police.
A spokesperson for the London Ambulance Service added: “We were called at 1:52 pm today (May 11) to receive information about an incident on Cooper Road, NW10.

“We sent an ambulance team, two medics in cars and an incident response worker.

“We also dispatched the Air Ambulance from London.

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The alleged shooting is the second incident to take place in the London Borough of Brent.

Police had previously been called to Church Lane, Kingsbury, at 4:15 p.m. on Friday 7 May following reports of a gun discharge.

No injuries were reported at the time, police said.

Guns and violent crime were a key element in the 2021 London mayor election, with Sadiq Khan pledging to ‘get tough on crime and crack down on the causes of crime’.

This includes putting even more police on the streets while investing record amounts in new opportunities for young Londoners.


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