Wood Green 'on lock down' after young man shot in late night gun attack

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A man has been rushed to hospital after being  injured in a shooting in north London.

Police were called to Station Road, Wood Green, shortly before midnight on Monday following reports of gunfire.

A 25-year-old man was found shot in the leg. He was rushed to hospital by paramedics and, at this stage, his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Police investigating the shooting said they are keeping an “open mind” as to the motive of the shooter.

Road users have been warned to avoid Wood Green High Road as the junction with Lordship Lane and Station Road is closed. Officers said “significant traffic delays are anticipated”.

Residents expressed shock at the incident on social media.

One person tweeted: “Wood Green is on lock down”, while another posted: “What the is happening in Wood Green? Massive Police Corden around the junction at Wood Green Station”.

Anyone who witnessed this incident or has information that could assist the investigation is asked to contact 101, @MetCC or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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