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Boy, 16, injured in one of three shootings this week in Islington

No one has been arrested

27 July, 2018 — By Samantha Booth

A 16-year-old boy was injured in one of three shootings in Islington during the last week.

The Met did not say if the shootings – two on the same day – were connected but said its Trident and Area Command is investigating.

No one has been arrested for any of the incidents.

The first was on Sunday in Warlters Road in Holloway. A firearm was discharged at a group of males who then fled the scene, the Met said. No one was reported as injured.

The second was in the early hours of Wednesday morning in Muriel Street in Barnsbury.

A 16-year-old boy was taken to hospital with gunshot injuries at about 1.20am. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

The third was at about 10.20pm on Wednesday when officers were called to reports of a fight and gunshots heard on Highbury Crescent.

A 19-year-old man was found with gunshot injuries on nearby Corsica Street. He is currently in hospital in a stable condition.

Police had emergency Section 60 stop and search powers which expired at 6am on Thursday.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the incident room on 0208 733 4371 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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