London Kingsbury tube station shooting leaves three injured

Three people have been hurt in a shooting outside a London Tube station on Tuesday evening.

No arrests have been made and a cordon has been put in place around the crime scene.

A tweet from the MET police confirmed the incident is not terror related and the people taken to hospital are not suffering life-threatening injuries.

The latter shooting took place in the Brent area of north London. “Police and LAS (London ambulance service) were alerted at around 9.45pm on Monday 20 August to reports of shots fired in Kingsbury Road, NW9,” officers said.

“Officers from Brent attended the location along with London ambulance service.

“They found three people suffering injuries. We await assessment of their condition. A crime scene is in place and local roads are closed. There has been no arrest at this early stage.”

Referring to the earlier incident, police said: “Officers were called [on Monday] evening to reports of shots fired in Kennet Road, W9. No one was found injured and the suspects left prior to police arrival. A search of the area took place. Enquiries are ongoing into the full circumstances of the incident.”

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