Renewed appeal after Woodford Green shooting incident

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Scotland Yard detectives continue to appeal for information after a man was shot in Redbridge. 

Police were called to Malvern Drive in Woodford Green at 11.10pm on Thursday, July 11. Officers, including firearms officers, attended and found a 41-year-old man suffering from gunshot injuries.

He was taken to hospital where he remains receiving treatment. His injuries are not life-threatening.

Trident detectives from Specialist Crime are investigating, and continue to retain an open mind as to motive. 

Detective Inspector Matthew Webb, said: “We are very keen to speak to anyone who is able to support us with our enquiries. 

“Were you on Malvern Drive at the time? Did you see anyone acting out of character or milling around the scene? Or vehicles in the vicinity?

“No matter how small or insignificant you may feel it could be, it could prove extremely important to investigation.”

A man, aged in his 50s was arrested on the same day on suspicion of attempted murder and firearms offences. He has since been bailed to return on a date in mid-October.

A 28-year-old man was arrested on the same day on suspicion of attempted murder and firearms offences. He was subsequently bailed to a date in mid-October.

Two other men, aged 43 and 25 were arrested on Wednesday, September 25 on suspicion of conspiring to murder, they have since been released under investigation. 

Anyone who saw this incident or has CCTV / dashcam footage is asked to call Trident via 101 quoting Cad 9891/11Jul.

* If you have information about this incident, or information about someone you suspect to be carrying a weapon and you do not want to speak to police, please contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or by visiting their website. It is anonymous. They never ask your name and cannot trace your call or IP address.


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