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Burnt Oak ‘shooting’: Teenager rushed to hospital with suspected gunshot wounds

Police rushed to a junction near to Burnt Oak Station this afternoon after reports of a shooting.

A teenager has been rushed to hospital with suspected gunshot wounds, one person has been arrested, said the Met.

A spokesperson for Met Police said in a statement: “Officers were called at 15:21hrs on Tuesday, 23 May to Watling Avenue at the junction with Orange Hill, Burnt Oak.

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“Members of the public reported a shooting at the location. Officers and London Ambulance Service attended the scene.

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The junction police were called to near Burnt Oak station. Credit: Google.

“A male, who is believed to be in his mid-teens, was found at the location with suspected gunshot injuries. He has been taken to a central London hospital where his condition is being assessed.

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“A crime scene is in place. One person has been arrested on suspicion of GBH.

Burnt Oak 'shooting': Teenager rushed to hospital with suspected gunshot wounds Harrow Online

“Local road closures are in place while officers deal.”

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A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We were called at 3.20pm today (23 May) to reports of a shooting on Watling Avenue at the junction with Orange Hill, Burnt Oak.

“We sent multiple resources to the scene, including ambulance crews, a paramedic in a fast response car, an advanced paramedic and an incident response officer. We also dispatched London’s Air Ambulance.

“We treated one patient at the scene and took them to a major trauma centre as a priority.”

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