Wood Green fatal shooting: Man arrested in Highgate

A man was arrested following an armed police operation in Highgate on Sunday. Picture: SUBMITTED

A man was arrested following an armed police operation in Highgate on Sunday. Picture: SUBMITTED - Credit: Archant

A 21-year-old man was arrested in Highgate on suspicion of murder following the fatal shooting of a teenager.

Officers were in Talbot and Church Roads. Picture: SUBMITTED

Officers were in Talbot and Church Roads. Picture: SUBMITTED - Credit: Archant

Detectives investigating the murder of the 19-year-old in Wood Green made the arrest at an N6 address on Sunday.

Witnesses report seeing armed officers swoop into Talbot Road and Church Road during the operation.

A Met spokesman said: “The man was taken to a north London police station where he currently remains.”

The operation came after officers were called to reports of a shooting in Hollywood Green, High Road, at 12.32am on Thursday.


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The 19-year-old man was found with a gunshot injury outside a cinema complex.

He was taken to a central London hospital where he died soon after. His next-of-kin have been informed.

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Anyone with information who has not yet come forward should call 020 8358 0200, or 101, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 quoting CAD 124 of March 8.

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