Armed Police Arrest Attempted Murder Suspect in West Ealing

26-year-old man detained over double shooting in East London

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Armed police officers were seen on a street in West Ealing this Tuesday (9 June) arresting a man suspected of attempted murder.

Members of the Met’s specialist unit were on Shirley Gardens at around 8pm to detain a 26-year-old man wanted in connection with a double shooting in Barking.

A police helicopter was also seen circling over the area at the time of the arrest.

Two men were found injured on 4 June at around 2.15pm after shots were fired in Wilmington Gardens. One had suffered gunshot wounds and the other suffered non-life-threatening injuries

The shot man is aged 24 and his condition is described as critical

The investigation into the shooting is being led by Trident detectives from the Specialist Crime Command. They would like to speak with anyone who was in the area at the time of the shooting and who is yet to come forward.

A 16-year-old boy who was arrested on suspicion of affray on the day of the shooting has been bailed pending further enquiries.

If you saw the incident, or have images or video that could assist police, p call 101 quoting reference CAD 3913/04Jun.

Alternatively, to remain anonymous contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

June 10, 2020