Tue. May 17th, 2022

Three men are being driven to hospital after shooting at a barber shop in east London while police chase perpetrator

  • Met Police said officers were called to reports of shootings shortly before noon
  • Police were watching the scene on Upton Lane in Newham with paramedics
  • There they found the three men with gunshot wounds and won with stab wounds
  • Met said police are investigating the incident, which is not being treated as terrorism, and a crime scene remains in place


Three men have been taken to hospital with gunshot wounds following an incident at a barber shop in east London where police were chasing the perpetrator.

The Metropolitan Police force said officers were called to reports of a shooting on Upton Lane in Newham just before 7pm on Friday.

Police along with ambulance staff in London found three men with gunshot wounds. One also had stab wounds.

They were taken to a hospital in east London and their condition is unknown.

The Metropolitan Police force said officers were called to reports of a shooting on Upton Lane in Newham just before 7pm on Friday.  Pictured: Emergency vehicles on site Friday

The Metropolitan Police force said officers were called to reports of a shooting on Upton Lane in Newham just before 7pm on Friday. Pictured: Emergency vehicles on site Friday

Met said police are investigating the incident, which is not being treated as terrorism, and a crime scene remains in place.

A ยง 60 order giving officers greater stop and search powers has been issued in the Newham borough until 3pm on Saturday.

No arrests have been made yet.

Police along with the London Ambulance Service (pictured) attended paramedics and found three men with gunshot wounds.  One also had stab wounds

Police along with the London Ambulance Service (pictured) attended paramedics and found three men with gunshot wounds.  One also had stab wounds

Police along with the London Ambulance Service (pictured left and right) attended paramedics and found three men with gunshot wounds. One also had stab wounds

‘We were called at. 18:58 tonight to Upton Lane, E7, to report that a number of people were injured, ‘said a spokesman for the London Ambulance Service.

‘We sent a range of resources to the site: three ambulance crews, three doctors from our joint task force, a clinical team leader, an incident response officer and an advanced paramedic.

‘We also sent teams from the London Air Ambulance.

‘We treated three people on the spot and took all three to a major trauma center.’

Anyone with information has been asked to call 101 with quotes on CAD 6941 / 08sep.

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