London news: A man was shot in the stomach in Enfield
The Met Police said on Twitter: “Police called by LAS at 19:15hrs to Whitewebbs Lane, Enfield, after a man was found with a suspected gunshot injury to his stomach.
“The man, believed to be in his 50s, was treated at the scene before being taken to hospital. His condition is being assessed.
“At this stage there have been no arrests. Enquiries into the circumstances are ongoing.
“Any witnesses or those with information are asked to call 101 ref CAD 7351/5 July.”
1/2: BREAKING: A man in his 50s has been rushed to hospital after he was shot in the stomach near to a Toby Carvery in #Enfield.
Met Police have said that at 7.15pm they were called to Whitewebbs Lane by the London Ambulance Service.
The victims condition is being assessed. pic.twitter.com/ftBJLTBWDZ
— London 999 Feed (@999London) July 5, 2020
pictures of the scene now circulating on social media show a heavy police presence after the man was found with a suspected gunshot injury.
Images show the Toby Carvery Whitewebbs House on Whitewebbs Lane as police remain on the scene.
Footage shot outside the Toby Carvery showed a police car near a sign to the popular chain.
As the video continues, a police cordon can be seen further along the road blocking traffic in and out of the road as police carry out their investigations.
A man in his 50s was rushed to hospital this evening with a suspected gunshot injury
There appeared to be at least three police vehicles at the scene when the video was taken earlier this evening.
The shooting comes just hours after the deat of a young man, who was shot in broad daylight in Islington, north London yesterday afternoon.
Witnesses say the man was shot after a moped rider opened fire on the victim.
Emergency service vehicles rushed to the scene, including dozens of police officers and the London Ambulance Service.
Pictures of the scene now circulating on social media show a heavy police presence after the man was found with a suspected gunshot injury
A Metropolitan Police statement confirmed the fatal shooting took place at aabout 3.20pm, on Roman Way in Islington.
They said the victim was in his early 20s and died at the scene.
His next of kin have been informed and no arrests have yet been made.
The statement read: “Anyone who witnessed the incident, or who has video or images that could assist police, is asked to call 101 ref CAD 4432/4 July.
“The public have a huge role in helping to both prevent and detect crime.
“We need to hear from anyone who has information about this crime, or about someone they suspect to be carrying a weapon or involved in organised crime.”
Many locals took to Twitter to report the attack, with one person writing: “Young boy I think shot dead by moped rider.”
Another user said: “Starting to hear reports of a young boy shot and killed in Islington London by. A young on a moped.”
One eyewitness told the PA news agency he saw the “shocking” incident from his window.
“I heard around seven shots, ran to window, and a guy on a bike or moped rode off,” he said.
“He was looking back. When I looked to the park, I could see a guy staggering then (he) fell. That was it, then police came.”
A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We were called at 3:21pm to reports of an incident on Atlas Mews, Islington.
“We dispatched an ambulance crew, three medics in fast response cars and an incident response officer to the scene, with the first of our medics arriving in under four minutes. We also dispatched London’s Air Ambulance.
“Sadly, despite the efforts of medics, a man died at the scene.”
The two incidents are not said to be related at this stage.