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One man shot and another stabbed in night of violence in Finbury Park

Armed officers attended the scene in Seven Sisters Road

09 July, 2019 — By Calum Fraser

Police officers in Sevens Sisters Road after the shooting

One man has been found shot and another stabbed in a night of violence in Finsbury Park.

Police were called at about 9:45pm on last night, Monday July 8, to reports of gunshots heard on Seven Sisters Road.

Armed officers attended and found the first victim, a 30-year-old man, suffering from a stab wound.

He was taken by paramedics to an east London hospital where he remains in a stable condition; his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

A second man, believed to be aged in his late 20s, was found nearby, close to Blackstock Road, suffering from a gunshot wound. He was also taken by paramedics to an east London hospital. His condition is unknown at this point.

These incident happened yards away from the spot where a man died last Wednesday evening in a motorbike accident.

Passers-by try desperately to extinguish the motorbike last week. Credit: Burak Gulsen

Officers remain in the area and a crime scene is in place.

There have been no arrests and enquiries continue.

A section 60 Order has been authorised for the area around Finsbury Park and Seven Sisters Road.

A section 60 allows police officers to stop and search anyone without reasonable grounds of suspicion.

If you saw or heard what happened, contact the Tribune on calum@islingtontribune.com 

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