Arrest in connection with Walthamstow shooting

Detectives investigating a shooting in Walthamstow have arrested a man.

Officers from the Met’s Violent Crime Taskforce, supported by local officers, conducted a warrant at a residential address in Waltham Forest on Tuesday, June 9 where a 32-year-old male was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, possession of ammunition and possession of class A and B drugs.

He was taken to an east London police station.

Police were called at approximately 11.40pm on Tuesday, March 3 to reports of shots fired in Banbury Road, E17.

A 30-year-old woman was found with gunshot injuries. She was taken to hospital, where her condition was assessed as not life-threatening.

It is believed the suspect or suspects fired from the street through the front door, striking the victim.

Anyone who has information, video or images that could assist police are asked to call 101 ref CAD 8671/03MAR

If you don’t want to speak to the police, contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


Mick Ferris

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