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Three Women and a Girl Shot at Funeral in Central London

todayJanuary 16, 2023

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Police believe the shots came from a moving vehicle. One of the victims has a fatal wound.

Six people were shot in front of a church where a funeral was being held in central London. Among the victims is a seven-year-old girl who has been transferred to a hospital in central London and remains in serious condition. A second girl, 12, has also been injured but her they are minor.

The incident has also left four other victims, three women, aged 48, 54 and 41, who have been transferred to a hospital in central London, whose deaths were assessed as non-life-threatening.

The Metropolitan Police have reported that they received the first notice of the Phoenix Street event at 13:30 hours. The 48-year-old woman has a wound that could be fatal, but the other two women have wounds that pose no risk to her life.

The police believe that the shots came from a moving vehicle that fled the scene and has opened an “urgent investigation” to clarify what happened. As reported by the Police, so far there have been no arrests and an appeal is being made to possible witnesses to the attack.

“An investigation into this terrible attack involving local agents and specialized detectives is already under way. I can assure the communities of Camden and beyond that we will do our best to identify and bring to justice those responsible,” said Camdem District Police Commissioner Ed Wells.

Written by: BayRadio News

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