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Harlesden: Man in 20s in hospital after shooting in north-west London

 (PA Wire)
(PA Wire)

A young man is in hospital after a shooting in north-west London.

Police found the victim, in his 20s, suffering a gunshot injury on Park Parade, Harlesden.

Officers were called to reports of shooting at about 9.45pm on Tuesday.

London Ambulance Service also attended he was taken to hospital for treatment.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: “His condition is not life threatening.

“There have been no arrests and enquiries into the circumstances continue.”

Separately, police are investigating the stabbing of a male at 1.30am on Wednesday in North Hyde Lane, Southall.

The victim – no further details – was also assaulted.

Paramedics took him to hospital for treatment and he is expected to make a recovery.

A crime scene remains in place at the location.

Meanwhile, a man in his 40s was knifed near Forest Gate Community School, Newham on Tuesday night.

The school of around 1,100 students aged 11 to 16 is rated as “outstanding” by Ofsted.

At this early stage, there have been no arrests in either stabbing and enquiries continue.

Anyone with information on the Harlesden shooting is asked to call 101, quoting CAD326/31Jan, or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.