Shots fired at police officers in Clapton

 

Shots fired in Mandeville Street

Police say officers monitoring CCTV camera in Clapton last night, noticed 3 suspicious males loitering on bikes.

At 11:30 pm a patrol car was despatched to the area.  Shots were fired towards the patrol car on Mandeville Street and the 3 males  made off over a nearby foot bridge. The car was not hit and nobody was injured.

A handgun was recovered shortly afterwards. Police in Hackney continue to investigate the incident.

The 242 bus is on diversion and nearby roads have been cordoned off.

 

 

 

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Remi Makinde Hackney Hive founder, publisher and contributor. Hackneyite and all round Girl Friday, who couldn't wait to leave Hackney and London behind her. After hitching her wagon in California, Texas, New Orleans, Louisiana for 18 years, with a brief spell in Mexico, the prodigal daughter returned happy to put an unconventional and risky past behind her. She is owned by her two dogs Deffer(a Jack Russell & Darcy a Jack Russell/Pomeranian mix) and runs a London based pet sitting business. The big smoke is home for the moment, but she desperately yearns wide open spaces, where she hopes to call home in the near future.

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