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UPDATE: Fifth arrest in connection with Camden shooting

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UPDATE: Fifth arrest in connection with Camden shooting

Officers investigating a shooting in Camden last weekend in which four people were injured have arrested a man on suspicion of attempted murder.

The 21-year-old man [E] was arrested on Friday, 20 August.

It is the fifth arrest in the investigation so far.

On Tuesday, 17 August, a 22-year-old man [A] was arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm with intent.

On Wednesday, 16 August, two teenagers were arrested.

A 16-year-old boy [B], on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon, robbery and possession of a firearm with intent and a 17-year-old boy [C], on suspicion of possession with intent to supply and possession of a firearm with intent.

A 22-year-old man [D] was arrested on Thursday, 19 August on suspicion of possession of a firearm with intent.

All five have been bailed until mid-September while the investigation continues.

Officers are investigating after gunshots were discharged into a crowd in Camden shortly before 22:10hrs on Saturday, 14 August.

A large crowd was attending a BBQ in a communal open space in Clarence Gardens, NW1, when up to five unknown males arrived and indiscriminately discharged a firearm injuring four people.

Police, including firearms officers, attended along with paramedics from the London Ambulance Service.

Four people were taken to a local hospital. They are a 17 year old girl, two women aged 19 and 73, and a 28 year old man.

One has since been discharged from hospital. The other three people remain in hospital, and their conditions are not thought to be life threatening.

Anyone with footage of the incident and or any information, should call police on 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting reference CAD7619/14AUG.

Information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, by calling 0800 555 111.

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