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Twickenham police incident: Cordon put in place after shots fired in Chertsey Road

A crime scene remains in place at Chertsey Road as police enquiries continue

A police cordon is in place in Twickenham after reports of gun shots fired.

Officers were called shortly before 10.50pm on Tuesday (August 1) to reports of shots heard in Chertsey Road, Whitton .

A crime scene remains in place at Chertsey Road as enquiries continue.

 

Pictures show police at scene in Twickenham


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Police presence in Twickenham

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Latest from Scotland Yard

Early this morning getwestlondon was in touch with Scotland Yard for the latest on the shooting in Twickenham. You can read it here.

We were told the victim remains in hospital, and that the cordon was lifted yesterday evening.

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Cordon lifted

Providing an update, a spokesman for the Metropolitan Police said:

“Crime scene is no longer in place, no arrests and the victim is still in hospital.”

The condition of the victim is not life-threatening.


London Ambulance Service unable to comment

London Ambulance Service were not able to confirm if they attended the scene or not.

A spokesman said: “We have no record of the incident.”

Video shows full view of police cordon


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What we know so far

We’ve put together a story on what we know so far following the incident here.

Police cordon in place

These images show the police cordon in place at the scene

Police presence in Twickenham


Pictures from the scene

Our reporter is at the scene and has sent us these pictures

Pictures show police at scene in Twickenham

Police cordon in Twickenham

Video shows around 20 homes affected by police cordon

Our reporter, Lois Swinnerton, is at this scene this morning.

A whole section of houses have been cordoned off by police, around 20 are believed to be affected.

Area is taped off with police cordon in place

Pictures show the street has been closed by police as it remains a crime scene.

Police linking man in hospital with gunshot wound with incident

A Metropolitan Police spokesperson said:

“Officers attended and found evidence of a discharge of a firearm, but no injured persons.

“Just after 11pm police were alerted to a male having attended a west London hospital suffering a gun shot wound.

“The two incidents are, at this early stage, being treated as linked.

“The Trident and Area Crime Command are investigating.

“A crime scene remains in place at Chertsey Road as enquiries continue.”

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