Thursday, 25 February 2010

Drive-by shooting on Chatsworth Road

A police spokesperson told Blood and Property: "Trident detectives are appealing for information and witnesses following a shooting in Hackney.

"Police were called at approx 21.25hrs on Wednesday 17 February 2010 to Chatsworth Rd, E5 to reports of shots fired.

"Officers attended the scene - a Chinese takeaway - to discover shots had been fired at the location, causing damage to the outside and inside of the premises.

"It is understood a black car drove past the scene and one of the occupants fired shots toward a group of youths standing inside the shop.

There were no reports of any injuries. We retain an open mind re any motive at this time.

On the night of the incident three men - [A] 21 yrs; [B] 22 yrs; [C] 23 yrs - were arrested in connection with the investigation. They were taken to east London police stations and later bailed to return pending further inquiries. Next due on 11 March 2010.

Officers have yet to identify the youths inside the shop and as such are appealing for them to contact police.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Trident North East Shootings Team on 020 8217 7366. To remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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