Two children, aged 12 and 15, have been shoot on a busy high street in London.
The shootings happened within two minutes of each other on High Street, Wealdstone, Harrow, at around 1.20pm this afternoon. The road has been cordoned off as detectives investigate.
Both male casualties have been taken to a central London hospital for treatment. Exact details of the extent of their injuries are unknown at this time.
A Met Police spokesperson said: “Police are investigating two non-fatal shootings that occurred within a short time span in Harrow, north west London, on Sunday 6 May.
“Officers were first called around 13.17hrs to High Street, Wealdstone, to reports of a person having been shot.
“At the scene a 15-year-old boy suffering from a gun shot wound was treated by London Ambulance Service before being taken to a central London hospital for treatment. His injuries are still being assessed – we await details of these and his condition.
“At around 13:19hrs, London Ambulance Service alerted police to reports of a second boy with gunshot wounds in a different nearby location at High Street, Wealdstone. A 12-year-old boy was treated at the scene before being taken to a west London hospital where he remains currently. We await an update on details of his injuries and his condition.”
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