A shooting at London’s Kingsbury tube station has left three people injured, police said on Monday night.
“Police and LAS (London Ambulance Service) were alerted at around 2145hrs on Monday, 20 August, to reports of shots fired in Kingsbury Road, NW9”, the Met police said in a statement.
“A crime scene is in place and local roads are closed. There has been no arrest at this early stage,” the statement added.
Police added that the shooting was “not terror related.”
People, who got injured in the attack, are not believed to be in a life-threatening condition.
“Officers are at the scene of a shooting in #Kingsbury Road on Monday. Not terror related. Three people taken to hospital, none believed to be life-threatening,” London Metropolitan Police said on its Twitter account
A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police said: “We were called at 9.43 p.m. to reports of an incident on Kingsbury road. We dispatched a number of resources including London Air Ambulance by road.”
“Three patients were found at the scene and they were taken to hospital.”
Kingsbury Tube station on the Jubilee line was shut down while the police carried out an investigation outside the station, Transport for London announced on its website.
The shooting came just hours after shots were fired outside a school in west London, Daily Mail reported.
According to the report, armed police were dispatched after witnesses reported hearing three gunshots outside the Kennet West Skills Centre.
No one was injured and no arrests were made at the earlier incident and the Metropolitan Police said it was too early to confirm whether the two incidents were related.
(With agency inputs)