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Appeal after firearm discharge in Shoreditch

News   •   May 21, 2020 06:05 BST

Police are appealing for information and witnesses following the discharge of a firearm in Shoreditch.

At approximately 20:50hrs on Saturday, 16 May a male walked into De Beauvoir Square, N1 and approached a group of males who were in the grass area of the square.

He discharged a firearm a number of times in the direction of the group before fleeing in the direction of Mortimer Road and Northchurch Terrace.

There were no reported injuries as a result of the incident.

Enquiries are underway to identify and locate the suspect.

Detectives from Trident are investigating and ask anyone with information about this incident to contact police on 0208 345 4021 or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111; quoting Op Esfahe.