Three men are shot in London – as tributes paid to another gun victim
Three men are shot in another night of bloodshed in London: Man, 21, suffers life changing injuries after being gunned down in Brent – as tributes are paid to victim of another shooting
- Police found boy with gunshot wound after being called to Dog Lane in Brent
- Found two more victims nearby, one man aged 21 and another man in early 20s
- Comes as police identified victim of a shooting outside a child’s birthday party
Three men, including a teenager, have been shot during another night of bloodshed in London, with one 21-year-old man suffering life-changing injuries.
Police found a 17-year-old boy with a gunshot wound when they were called to Dog Lane in Brent last night.
They found two more victims nearby, a man aged 21, and another man in his early 20s, who is in a serious but stable condition.
No arrests have been made as the attacker had fled before officers arrived. The teenager’s injuries are non-life changing.
It comes as police named a 25-year-old man who was gunned down in a ‘targeted shooting’ outside a toddler’s first birthday party in Walthamstow.
Kacey Boothe was shot in Forest Rise, Walthamstow, east London shortly before 9.30pm on Saturday and taken to hospital by car, where he died.
Kacey Boothe was shot in Forest Rise, Walthamstow, east London shortly before 9.30pm on Saturday and taken to hospital by car, where he died
Meanwhile, a second man, Connor Coveley, 23, has been charged with the murder of 60-year-old Stephen Goodman (pictured), who died after a fight in Dagenham on Sunday
Police believe people at a party at a nearby community centre may have seen what happened and have urged witnesses to come forward.
Four people have now been murdered in London over just three days.
Today, police charged a 53-year-old man with murder after 36-year-old Sonny Booty was found dead at a house on Loampit Lane, Lewisham on Sunday.
He is due to appear at Bromley Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, a second man, Connor Coveley, 23, has been charged with the murder of 60-year-old Stephen Goodman, who died after a fight in Dagenham on Sunday.
Coveley is due to appear at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court today.
There has been a spate of violence in the capital, including the murder of a man at a Korean restaurant near Oxford Street yesterday.
Armed police and ambulance services rushed to Arirang Restaurant on Poland Street, Soho, shortly before midday, and found a man with knife wounds.
A worker in a nearby shop said the violence had broken out inside.
The Met Police said in relation to the Bren shootings: ‘Police were called to Dog Lane, NW10 at 19:01hrs on Monday, 15 August following reports that a person had been shot.
‘Officers attended and found a 17-year-old male with a gunshot wound.
‘Two further victims – a 21-year-old man and another man believed to be aged in his early 20s – were found nearby.
It follows a wave of violent incidents in the capital over recent days, including the murder of a man at a Korean restaurant near Oxford Street yesterday (pictured are police at the scene)
‘All three males were transported to hospital. The 17-year-old’s injuries have been assessed as non-life changing, the 21-year-old has a potentially life changing injury and the man believed to be in his early 20s remains in a serious but stable condition.
‘Police firearms officers responded as part of the incident. The suspect/s had fled prior to their arrival.
‘They provided emergency first aid to the victims until the arrival of paramedics. An investigation is underway. At this early stage there have not been any arrests.’
- People with information about any of the above incidents can call police on 101.
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