Police urge witnesses to Walthamstow shooting to come forward after man shot in stomach
Police are urging any witnesses who saw a man shot in the stomach in Walthamstow to get in touch. The incident happened at a venue in Blackhorse Lane shortly before 10.45pm on Saturday June 17.
A 22-year-old man was found with a gunshot wounds to the abdomen and was rushed to hospital in a critical condition. Police have confirmed his injuries have since been assessed as not life-threatening.
Detectives have carried out a review of CCTV from the area, including Uplands Business Park and Blackhorse Lane. The man was reportedly shot in a crowd and police are keen to speak to any witnesses who have not yet come forward.
Detective Inspector Mat Freeman, the officer leading the investigation, said: “This incident left a man seriously injured, and whilst his condition has improved, he still faces a long road to recovery.
“We are determined to find those responsible and have already carried out extensive enquiries, however we still need any witnesses to come forward and tell us what they saw.”
Anyone with information is asked to call 101 or tweet @MetCC giving the reference CAD 8299/17JUN23. Information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, online or by calling 0800 555 111.
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