GANGLAND BRITAIN: More violence in London as three men shot in Hackney - one fighting for life


THREE people have been shot following yet another shootout in London.

Police have increased patrols in the Homerton High Road area of Hackney, north London, after last night's attack.

Officers were called at 10.48pm last night (Sunday, October 11) to reports of a shooting on Homerton High Road. A Met Police spokesman said: "They attended with the London Ambulance Service [LAS], and found three people with gunshot injuries. "Two men, aged 60 and 32, were taken to hospital with non life-threatening/life-changing injuries. "A third man, aged 24, was taken to hospital and remains in a life-threatening condition." Trident detectives from the Specialist Crime Command are investigating and are working closely with their colleagues on the Central East Area Command Unit. The spokesman added: "They would like to speak with anyone who has information regarding the shooting or who saw anything suspicious. "A crime scene remains in place. There will be an enhanced police presence in the area. "At this early stage, there have been no arrests." Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, quoting reference 7463/11OCT. Alternatively, to remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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