Police reveal man was shot in the leg outside of South Woodford tube station

Police and sniffer dogs outside of South Woodford station. Photo: @igmorrison

Police and sniffer dogs outside of South Woodford station. Photo: @igmorrison - Credit: @igmorrison

A cordon was put in place outside of South Woodford tube station on Saturday morning.

Police cordon outside South Woodford station after a man was shot in the leg.

Police cordon outside South Woodford station after a man was shot in the leg. - Credit: Ross Sutton

Police have revealed that a man was shot in the leg outside of South Woodford station.

A cordon was put in place outside of South Woodford tube station on Saturday (June 9) morning in George Lane, and the outside of the station was closed.

One witness said that police were not letting anyone through the station.

The Met were called at 2.43am to reports of a shooting, and now following investigations made by officers it was revealed that a a man, in his 30s, suffered a gunshot injury to his leg.


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He was then treated at an east London hospital, and his injuries have been deemed as not life-threatening or life-changing.

Detectives from the Trident and Area Crime Command are still investigating and are appealing for information and witnesses.

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No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives on 020 8217 7381 or 101.

Information can also be reported anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.

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