Man injured in Hornsey Rise shooting

Emergency services attend Hornsey Rise Gardens after reports of gunshots being fired.

Emergency services attend Hornsey Rise Gardens after reports of gunshots being fired. - Credit: Submitted

A man has been found with a gunshot wound in Hornsey Rise.

The man has been taken to hospital and a Met Police spokesperson said the force is awaiting a condition update.

Officers were called to reports of gunshots in Hornsey Rise Gardens just before 4.25pm today (June 8).

Police said a man has been arrested on suspicion of being in possession of an offensive weapon and taken into custody.

The spokesperson added: "A crime scene remains in place and enquiries are ongoing.

"A Section 60 order has been authorised for a large part of the borough of Islington."

Anybody with information is asked to call police on 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting CAD 5570/08Jun.

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