December 5 2013 Latest news:
Lizzie Dearden, Reporter
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Two gunmen who shot a man in broad daylight in Seven Kings have still not been caught, a year after the attack.
Their 28-year-old victim suffered one bullet wound after a man on a motorbike shot into the car he was travelling in on September 21 2012.
He was in hospital for more than four months after the attack near the junction of Aldborough Road South, Meads Lane and St Johns Road.
According to witnesses, the car had been chased by two men on a motorbike before the shooting around 5pm.
A shopkeeper, who did not want to be identified, said: “There were two boys on motorbikes and one got off and fired four shots at the car.
“It was the people in the back that were shot and the driver drove away.”
The daylight shooting was by a row of shops, Downshall Primary School and St John the Evangelist church.
Two men, aged 26 and 28, were arrested ust three days after the incident but were released from bail without further action in January.
No further arrests have been made.
Detectives from the Metropolitan Police were looking for information on a red and white “high-powered” motorbike allegedly used by the gunmen.
Anyone with information should call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
There are still traffic jams for miles on the westbound carriageway of the A406 from South Woodford after a teenager was stabbed to death.