London crime: Weekend of violence leaves three dead and more injured in shooting

London crime: Weekend of violence leaves three dead and more injured in shooting

Three people have died in another weekend of violence in London.

Officers from the Metropolitan Police were called to a variety of incidents including a triple shooting.

In one incident, a woman was stabbed to death on a public road in Primrose Hill, London.

Three men were shot outside a barber’s in Forest Gate, East London. on Friday evening (October 8).

Metropolitan Police have confirmed that the shooting is not being treated as a terrorist incident.

The three men were found with gunshot injuries on Upton Lane just before 7pm.

They were rushed to hospital and the A114 Upton Lane in Forest Gate was closed in both directions, with traffic queuing from Grosvenor Road to Whyteville Road.

One of the men was reported to be in a critical condition in hospital, while the two others’ conditions have been assessed as non-life threatening.

No arrests have been made at this stage, and police are asking for witnesses to get in touch by calling 101 quoting CAD 6941/08Oct.

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