Shooting and stabbing in Upper Clapton and Well Street

Corner of Mount Pleasant Lane & Upper Clapton Rd, shows police cordon. Click to enlarge. ©Photo courtesy of Duchess of Hackney http://duchessofhackney.com

As reported by The Duchess of Hackney on her blog. Two violent incidents in Upper Clapton and Well Street in South Hackney.

“Apparently police were called around 6.30 am to just outside the Olympia Caribbean Restaurant,  on Upper Clapton Road, where they found a man in his early 20’s with a gunshot wound to his torso. They tell me he’s been taken to an East London hospital and is in a critical condition.”  Read more WARNING The blog sometimes uses strong language which may offend

Up-date :  4:06 pm 1/01/11 – Road still closed off while forensics search for evidence.

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