Armed police respond after man ‘shot’ in East Finchley

The incident occurred in Valence Park, Dagenham

The incident occurred in Valence Park, Dagenham - Credit: Archant

A man has been shot in East Finchley, according to witnesses - but police have not been able to trace the victim.

Officers were called to Simms Gardens following reports of gunshots.

A team of firearms officers rushed to the scene shortly after 4.30pm yesterday.

A witness told police they had seen a man with a shoulder injury.

The ‘shot’ man is described as black, wearing a dark blue/black jacket and jeans.

A Met Police spokesman said: “Officers are keen to trace him as he may require urgent medical treatment.”

No arrests have been made.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact police via 101.