Hackney Central Overground station shooting victim suffered gunshot wound AND multiple cuts

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A man remains in a critical but stable condition after a shooting at Hackney Central Overgound station.

A man was left with gunshot and stab wounds after a shooting in broad daylight at a busy London railway station.

No arrests have been made following the incident at Hackney Central at just before 1.30pm on Wednesday (March 1).

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A 20-year-old man suffered a single gunshot wound to the leg, as well as “multiple laceration wounds”.

He remains in hospital in a critical but stable condition.

A knife was recovered from the scene as well as a bullet and a bullet casing.

Detective Inspector Paul Attwell said: “While I appreciate this incident may come as a shock to the local community, it is important to state that this was an isolated incident.

“We have been conducting extensive enquiries at the station and in the local area and we are keen to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the incident or the events leading up to it. They may have information that could be crucial to our investigation.

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“The public will notice an increased presence of officers at the station and in the surrounding area to provide reassurance following the incident.”

Hackney Central station was closed on Wednesday with a large police presence and for

Witnesses, or anyone with information, are urged to contact BTP via its online portal. They can also text 61016 or call 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 334 of 1 March.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.