4 People shot in drive-by shooting in Camden, London

Four people have been shot after what is being described as a 'drive-by' shooting in London

Four people are in hospital after being shot in what is being described as a 'drive-by' attack in London on Saturday night.

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Drive by shooting in Camden, London, leaves four people with gunshot wounds

Three women, one believed to be in her teens are in hospital being treated for gunshot wounds after what is described as a drive-by shooting in Camden last night. It is reported that a man has also been injured in the incident, in Clarence Gardens, near to Regent's Park, at approximately 10.10pm on Saturday.

Witnesses have told police the shots were fired from a speeding car.

A video circulating online that is said to be from the scene, shows what appears to be a young woman laying on the ground injured.

A witness, who went to help the young woman, has said that they heard around five lound bangs. The witness said: "I watched the girl fall and cry out in pain and then ran over to help her."

Armed police response units attended the scene, the police have said that the incident is not terror-related.

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Crime scene investigators examine the area of the drive-by shooting

A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police said: 'We are investigating following reports of gunshots at approximately 10.10pm on Thursday at Clarence Gardens, NW1.

'Officers, including firearms officers, attended along with paramedics from London Ambulance Service.

'Two women were treated at the scene for suspected gunshot injuries before being taken to hospital.

'A man and a female later self-presented at the hospital with suspected gunshot wounds.

'We await an update on the condition of all four. This is not being treated as terror-related.'

Woman injured in Camden drive-by shooting
Video footage claims to show one of the woman laying on the floor after being injured in the shooting

A Section 60 order was put in place last night, this allows the police to search people within a certain area.

The police have confirmed that a crime scene remains in place and investigations are ongoing, however, no arrests have been made yet.


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