A man, 22, has died after being shot near a busy London Underground station in North London. Emergency services were called to Wood Green London Underground station in N22 at around 9.28pm yesterday (July 24).
A spokesperson for London Ambulance Service said that despite best efforts of the paramedics, a man died at the scene. London Air Ambulance is also understood to have attended the scene.
A spokesperson for the London Ambulance Service said: “We were called at 9.28pm tonight to reports of a shooting near Wood Green Underground Station, N22.
“We sent a number of resources to the scene, including an ambulance crew, an advanced paramedic, a medic in a fast response car and members of our tactical response unit. We also dispatched London’s Air Ambulance. Sadly, despite best efforts, a man died at the scene.”
A Met Police spokesperson said “Officers are in the process of notifying his next of kin. A post-mortem examination will be held in due course. A crime scene is in place and the road is closed to traffic.”
There have been no arrests and enquiries continue.
The shooting is the second fatal shooting, and the third murder this weekend as in Walthamstow as on Friday three men took themselves to hospital with gunshot wounds just after midnight, where one, aged 28, later died. In Ealing, a 58-year-old man was stabbed to death in a West London pub at around 11.55pm.
High Road remains closed between White Hart Lane and Lordship Lane close to Wood Green Underground Station as police continue their investigation folllowing the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old man last night, July 24.
Traffic remains sloe on Lordship Lane and on routes via Alexandra Palace.
Buses have been diverted in the area, including the 4, 29, 121, 141, 232, 253, 259, 329.