Teenager is shot in North London chicken shop sparking huge manhunt for the gunman
- Police raced to a fast-food restaurant outside Turnpike Lane station at 8.30pm
- Found a teenager with a gunshot would who was immediately taken to hospital
- No arrests have been made and a section 60 order has been authorised in area
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A manhunt is underway after a teenager was shot inside a north London chicken shop this evening.
Police raced to a fast-food restaurant near Turnpike Lane station at around 8.30pm following reports of a shooting.
Upon arrival, they found a teenager with a gunshot wound who he was immediately taken to hospital for treatment. His injuries are not life-threatening.
It comes just a week after a 17-year-old boy was left fighting for his life in hospital after he was shot near the same chicken shop.
Police raced to a fast-food restaurant near Turnpike Lane station at around 8.30pm following reports of a shooting (pictured, officers at the scene)
A manhunt is now underway after a teenager was shot inside the north London chicken shop
A spokesman for the Metropolitan Police said: ‘Officers, including firearms officers, attended. A male was found suffering from a gunshot injury.
‘He was taken by the London Ambulance Service to an east London hospital; his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
‘There have been no arrests and enquiries continue. A section 60 order has been authorised.’
London Ambulance Service was also called to the scene.
A spokesman said: ‘We sent a number of resources including an ambulance, a joint response unit responder and an incident response officer.
‘We treated a teenager at the scene before taking him to a major trauma centre.’
Last week, police were called to Roosters Piri Piri chicken shop after a 17-year-old boy was shot outside the same Tube station.
Officers from the Met’s Operation Trident team of gun crime specialists were sent to the same area last week following reports of a shooting